Where Can You Find Information About the US National Debt?


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USDebtClock.org offers a comprehensive, real-time gauge of most aspects of the U.S. national debt. The site's debt clock tracks components of the debt such as U.S federal spending, state debt, ratio of spending to gross domestic product, income tax revenue and money spent on Social Security and defense.

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The clock also keeps track of oft-forgotten aspects of American debt, such as consumer credit card and student loan debt. WhiteHouse.gov presents information on the national debt as well, such as an infographic that shows which presidents were responsible for the $12.7 trillion added to the debt from 2001 to 2011 and how much debt each added. The site also invites users to ask administration officials questions about the ongoing deficit debate on Twitter.

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