Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of Fix the Debt, discussed the importance of addressing the national debt in this campaign. Watch.
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23 September 2016 - People are talking about the national debt just as the presidential campaign hits the most critical stretch. Driving the renewed interest is nonpartisan analysis on how the proposals from Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will affect the nation’s finances.
15 September 2016 - There’s no telling when the next recession will occur, but it is a good bet that U.S. debt will be much higher than when previous recessions hit, which could cause problems.
15 September 2016 - With deficits and national debt on the rise, Congress invited us to offer some guidance. Campaign to Fix the Debt co-chair Judd Gregg, steering committee member Alice Rivlin, and Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget co-chair Mitch Daniels testified before the Joint Economic Committee of Congress.
08 September 2016 - The mounting national debt is getting harder for Congress to ignore and lawmakers are turning to us for advice.
Debt is Rising