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Emily Skarbek: Frightening Debt Level Will Be Reached on HalloweenSteve Stanek
The national debt is expected to top the year's total economic output on Oct. 31, a level of debt that scares many economists because research shows debt levels that high usually drag down long-term economic performance. Emily Skarbek, director of the Government Cost Calculator, has the ghoulish details. ...