At $21 trillion and growing, the national debt is a pressing challenge for the United States. While we were already on a dangerous fiscal path, recent legislation has only made the problem worse — and therefore more urgent.
That’s why the 2018 election season is a critical opportunity for candidates to talk to voters about solutions to put us on a better path. Below is a range of non-partisan resources to help campaigns and candidates engage Americans about our nation’s fiscal and economic future.
Fiscal in Five Minutes
Need a quick and fact-based summary about why the national debt matters this election season? Download our fiscal crash course.
Every policy issue under the sun is connected to our fiscal outlook. Read more to see how the debt relates to the issues important to you.