Freeman

IN BRIEF

Government Debt Hits $15 Trillion

NOVEMBER 17, 2011

“The Treasury Department said Wednesday that the federal debt has climbed to a record $15 trillion — a staggering figure that caps a precipitous decade-long rise.” (Washington Times)

A truly historic day.

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