AmericaSpeaks: Town halls and more on the national budget

AmericaSpeaks: Town halls and more on the national budget
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Why
a public discussion on the federal budget? While Congress will have to
pursue deficit spending in the short term to help our economy recover,
publicly held debt is projected to reach 200% of GDP by 2038 if we don't
take steps to reduce our long term deficit spending. Most legislators
fear voter-retaliation if they take steps in that direction, like
raising taxes or reducing spending.

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