Clarke County Democrat

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Nation’s debt reaches $34 trillion

The United States reached another historic milestone on January 2. But it is an ignominious achievement. The massive national debt reached a record high, exceeding $34 trillion on that date, just three months after reaching $33 trillion. The U.S. Treasury had estimated this level would not be reached until 2029. The national debt represents the collective amount of money the […]

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