National Debt

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Good Question: Would Raising Taxes On Wealthy Put Dent In Nat’l Debt?

As negotiations continue in Washington, D.C. to avoid falling off the so-called “fiscal cliff,” many are left with a simple question: can taxing the rich raise enough money to make a dent in the national debt?


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Klobuchar: National Debt Would Be ’13 Priority

U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a heavy favorite for re-election, says she would use a second term to try to help steer the Senate out of perpetual gridlock on major issues.


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Klobuchar Details Debt Committee Woes In Congress

Senator Amy Klobuchar joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Monday to discuss the ongoing problems with the congressional debt committee.


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Sen. Klobuchar: Budget Deal Something Of A Roadmap

Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar says the last minute budget deal reached Friday night will serve as something of a road map for an overall budget plan still to be worked out. The action averted a federal government shutdown.


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Do You Know What The National Debt Is?

A trillion here, a trillion there….WHO’S COUNTING? You should!


9/8/10 Michele Tafoya with Mike Gearhardt

On Wednesday afternoon, Michele talked to Mike Gearhardt, co-author of the book “The Financial Tsunami”. Gearhardt had some startling statistics about the national debt…