@ Brookings Podcast: Solutions for the Federal Deficit

October 22, 2010

The national debt and our yearly deficits have reached staggering heights, just as the nation struggles to recover from a deep and persistent recession, says Isabel Sawhill, senior fellow and director of the Budgeting for National Priorities project. Solutions for taming the deficits are straightforward, she argues, but the politics are complex and, it’s tough to engender the political will to act.

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