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As of 2014, TreasuryDirect.gov and USGovernmentSpending.com outline past and current national debt totals and the total amount of debt the government accumulated since 1900. Users can print debt information, charts and g... More »

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As of 2015, a good place to see charts of the U.S. national debt by year is the US Government Spending site. The site covers the years of debt spanning from 1792 to 2015. More »

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As of 2014, the American national debt stands at $17.6 trillion, with much of this figure owed to the Social Security Trust Fund. The U.S. Treasury manages the debt through the Bureau of Public Debt, which has split the ... More »

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As of 2015, a good place to see charts of the U.S. national debt by year is the US Government Spending site. The site covers the years of debt spanning from 1792 to 2015. More »

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According to financial magazine Forbes, the United States of America has the largest burden of debt in the world, which only continues to increase. As of September 2014, the fiscal deficit of the United States exceeded $... More »

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The U.S. Department of the Treasury provides a frequently updated official total of the U.S. national debt at its web site at TreasuryDirect.gov. The site breaks down debt into debt held by the public and intragovernment... More »

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Congress has many duties, including collecting taxes, paying the country's debt and providing for the safety of its citizens. Congress is also responsible for making laws. More »

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