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December 5, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
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December 5, 2008

Q: What's a good source for the U.S.A.'s long-term debt, annual revenues and expeditures, and long-term deficit forecasts?

A:The Congressional Budget Office publishes data on the federal government's budget - that's revenues and expenditures, deficits and debt. The Treasury Dept. is the best source for daily debt figures.

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