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In Hacked Clinton Emails, a Reminder of the Potential in Simpson-Bowles Debt Plan

Maya MacGuineas: Under Simpson-Bowles, debt was projected to peak around 70% of GDP and come back down to less than 55% of GDP by 2026. Instead, under Mrs. Clinton's proposals, the country is on track for debt to be 86% of GDP in 2026 or 105% of GDP under Donald Trump’s.
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