Frenzy in Washington grows over nation's debt
"Not since Ross Perot unleashed his wonky charts has the nation's heavy debt load received so much attention.
"Suddenly, it seems, Washington is consumed with the urgent task of lowering the annual deficit and preventing a European-style debt crisis, which experts warn could be but a few years away.
"Six senators, meeting behind closed doors, have spent months drafting a bipartisan blueprint that would propose substantial changes to the way the federal government taxes, spends and provides such core services as Medicare and Social Security all aimed at trying to reduce the nation's annual $1.4-trillion deficit."
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"Frenzy in Washington grows over nation's debt", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), mars 2011. Consulté le 04/03/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/frenzy-in-washington-grows-over-nation-s-debt