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Deficit Comparison

The debt ceiling kerfuffle has prompted the BBC to post several economic comparison charts. Taken out of context, the numbers are staggering. The US has a total debt pile of almost $17 trillion (£10.6 trillion), which is expected to rise to almost $23tn in the next five years. Japan is not far behind, with current debts totalling $11.5tn. By any ...

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GOP Offers “Temporary” Debt Ceiling Deal

John Boehner: We want to offer temporary relief from debt ceiling for chance to sit down and hammer out long-term deal — Yahoo (@Yahoo) October 10, 2013 JUST IN: House Republican leaders offer temporary increase in the debt ceiling pic.twitter.com/pVnlRES2Mf — NBC Nightly News (@nbcnightlynews) October 10, 2013

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RNC: A Debt Ceiling Flashback

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Obama: GOP Is Holding America Ransom

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RNC: Americans Expect More

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