Economy Jul 11

A man walks away from the U.S Treasury Department in Washington, U.S., August 6, 2018. Photo by: Brian Snyder/Reuters
U.S. budget deficit jumps 23 percent this fiscal year

The surge in deficits reflects a variety of factors including a $1.5 trillion tax cut President Donald Trump pushed through Congress in late 2017 and billions of dollars in extra spending Congress approved in early 2018.

Oct 17

Gwen Ifill visits both sides of the chasm while reporting on a tossup Senate race in Colorado one day and from inside the halls at the Treasury Department the next.

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