October 7, 2016

Voters Still Waiting for Long-Term Fiscal Plans

Thus far, the national debt has been mentioned in the both the first presidential debate and the only vice presidential debate — but none of the candidates have offered a plan for addressing the nation’s long-term fiscal imbalance. There is plenty of evidence, however, that voters are concerned about the nation’s fiscal health and would like to hear substantive plans from the candidates:

Thousands of voters have taken the opportunity to tweet at or email the candidates expressing their concern about the nation’s fiscal health, and there’s still time before Sunday’s debate to ask the candidates for a plan. CNN has also placed an open call for debate questions on its Facebook page. 

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