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Where can you view federal spending pie charts?

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As of 2015, government, political and news websites, such as USFederalBudget.us, USGovernmentSpending.com, ConcordCoalition.org and NationalPriorities.org, provide federal spending pie charts. Many such websites also show comparisons of federal outlays versus income, filters and historical spending.

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Most federal government spending pie charts are broken down into color-coded sections that depict the amount of spending the government undertakes relative to a number of spending categories. Although charts differ in terms of what categories they display, most contain the largest spending categories, such as health, social security, defense and income security, which together account for approximately 75 percent of yearly spending, as of December 2015.

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