Dec 2, 2014
That's twelve zeros.
Jan 7, 2014
Economic historian John Steele Gordon describes the only time in American history that a president erased the federal debt.
Oct 2, 2013
Although we often think of our debt as owed to foreign countries, in reality, America owes a lot of money to ourselves. Even regular Americans indirectly own a large chunk of our national debt.
Oct 25, 2012
CEOs from across the country are asking Congress to figure out how to decrease the deficit. But how pure are their intentions?
Mar 12, 2012
Commentator Liz Herman says we need to find a way to both reduce the deficit and spend the right amount on social services.
Jan 18, 2012
The billionaire will match the contributions made by Rep. Scott Rigell to pay down the national debt. But he's still waiting for Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to make a contribution.