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Websites for Debt and Deficit Information

This appendix lists Internet resources for more information about the U.S. debt and deficit. The resources are divided into two categories: government agencies and private organizations.

Government Agencies

www.publicdebt.treas.gov

The Bureau of the Public Debt is a small agency within the Treasury Department. The role of the Bureau is to borrow funds for the operation of the federal government and to account for the resulting debt.

In 1776, a committee of ten founders took the helm of what would later become the Treasury. The group obtained money for the United States from the governments of France ...

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