Monthly Archive for December 2016

Our most popular charts from 2016 illustrate the nation's fiscal challenges in areas like defense spending, healthcare, and tax reform.

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The contentious budget battles of recent years have contributed to a decline in the public’s faith in the political system. A new report suggests a way forward.

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A new report from the George W. Bush Institute highlights the economic competitiveness and strength of North America — but warns that fiscal policy in the United States poses a challenge to growth.

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With the election in the rearview mirror, a number of important fiscal and economic policy issues continued to simmer throughout November.

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National Debt Clock

See the latest numbers and learn more about the causes of our high and rising debt.


This series of infographics helps put some of today's most pressing fiscal debates in context.