The final presidential debate included a segment on national debt. See what the candidates said about it.
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21 October 2016 - In a campaign season that has been largely devoid of substantive policy discussion, one program got candidates for the White House and Congress to answer questions about fiscal issues and talk specifically about the national debt and the federal budget.
21 October 2016 - The presidential debates are now over and we are in the homestretch of this wild campaign. Unfortunately, the debates offered more drama than details. But there were some important takeaways for fiscal policy. Here are a few things we learned from watching all the debates.
21 October 2016 - This presidential campaign has sure seen a lot of spectacle and little substance. But one bright spot was that the final debate did include a segment on the national debt and a follow up question on Social Security and Medicare.
19 October 2016 - The first two presidential debates offered a lot of drama but little substance. So the final debate tonight is the last chance for voters to hear the presidential candidates debate the issues that will shape our economic future, among them slow economic growth, the increasing cost of entitlement programs, and our national debt, which is at a level not seen since the end of World War II and growing faster than the economy.
Debt is Rising