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Instead of Spending Cuts, Dems in Congress Suggest Scrapping Debt Limits Altogether

The vast majority of the nation’s debt, or about $25 trillion, has been added to its ledgers in the last two decades.

The National Debt Clock in 2011, when the debt was less than half today's total.

The National Debt Clock in 2011, when the debt was less than half today's total. Benoît Prieur via Wikimedia Commons

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SCOTT NORVELL

Mr. Norvell is Washington Editor of The New York Sun.

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