Government Debt

Americans have more credit cards – and more debt, says CFPB
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Consumer confidence has a dark side – higher credit card debt across a large number of cards.

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Why Republicans who once fought budget debt now embrace it
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Republicans embrace a $1 trillion deficit hike with planned tax cuts

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News Analysis: Debt Concerns, Once a Core Republican Tenet, Take a Back Seat to Tax Cuts
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The party, which criticized the growth of the federal debt under President Barack Obama, has rallied behind a tax cut that would send it to new heights.

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Editorial: The Republican Tax on the Future
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More debt, a growing trade deficit, factories moving overseas — that’s no way to make America great.

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Tax Bill's Fine Print: Making It Tougher for Cities, States to Refinance Debt
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Cities and states across the U.S. are warily bracing for the elimination of the tax exemption on certain bonds they rely on to refinance old bonds.

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DeVos may only partially eliminate debt of defrauded students: AP
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The Obama administration wiped away student loan debt for students who attended now-defunct for-profit colleges

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Trump Vows to Wipe Out Puerto Rico’s Debt. Can He Do That?
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Such a move would cheer the U.S. territory’s residents but could send a chill through Wall Street, where investors have fought to get paid back.

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