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  • n  an excess of the federal government's spending over its revenue
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  • Federal deficit expands by $139 billion
    Federal deficit expands by $139 billion Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 5:34 pm, Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Washington The government reported Wednesday that the U.S. budget deficit widened in May by $139 billion. But the annual deficit stayed on track to finish below $1 ...
    June 13, 2013 - Albany Times Union
  • Stop the deficit extremists
    Deficit extremists are doing active harm to the U.S. economy now that the federal deficit is down, spending is down, and revenue is up. It's time to boost spending on infrastructure and jobs. The U.S. economy is improving, yet Congress seems still to be in the grip of the delirium that shrinking the deficit in the near term is still a matter of paramount urgency.        
    June 12, 2013 - Los Angeles Times

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