As the presidential campaign kicks into a higher gear, Fix the Debt is also gearing up its efforts to get the candidates talking about the national debt.
President Obama discussed the State of the Union Tuesday night. We should also look at the State of the Debt and how that will affect the country going forward.
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) became the sixth presidential candidate to participate in Fiscal Fridays, our TV interview series focused on the fiscal and economic priorities of 2016 presidential candidates. He identified tackling the national debt as a top priority and shared some of his budget and economic plans.
We heard a lot of concern about the national debt from the politicians in Washington this year. However, policymakers still managed to add over $1 trillion to the debt in 2015.
Our latest publication highlights our efforts this year to make the national debt a top issue in the 2016 presidential campaign.