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How the Federal Budget Affects You

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    This is the part of the budget that lawmakers have to pass into law each year.
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    This shows federal tax revenue sources that fund the federal budget.
  • Total Spending 2014 Total Spending
    This shows how all federal dollars are spent, including discretionary and mandatory programs, and interest on the debt.
  • Where Your Taxes Went Where Your Taxes Went
    Ever wonder what happens to your taxes? This shows how each federal income tax dollar was spent last tax year.

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The Bipartisan $738 Billion Military Budget Deal

In July, lawmakers voted along bipartisan lines to pass a budget deal (now also Trump-approved) that will fund the federal government ...


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What wasn't said in the first Democratic debates

20 candidates answered questions on a range of topics at the first Democratic presidential debates. Here's what they didn't say on militarism, war, climate, & more—but should have.

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