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  • FILE PHOTO: U.S. troops walk outside their base in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan July 7, 2017.  REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

    The Cost of Post-9/11 Wars Nears $6 Trillion

    The total cost of post-9/11 wars will approach $6 trillion by the end of fiscal 2019, according to an annual report published Wednesday by the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at...

  • Deficit Hit $100 Billion in October

    By The Fiscal Times Staff

    The U.S. government spent $353 billion in October while revenues came in at $253 billion, producing a deficit of $100 billion. Receipts were 7 percent higher than a year ago, but spending was up 18...

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    The Pentagon's $21 Billion Rust Problem

    By The Fiscal Times Staff

    “Rust costs the Pentagon more money annually than many of its most expensive weapons systems—up to $21 billion per year, according to a Defense Department-commissioned audit released in March,” Next...

  • U.S. President Trump tosses rolls of paper towels to people at a hurricane relief distribution center at Calvary Chapel in San Juan

    Trump Wants to Cut Off Hurricane Maria Relief Funds for Puerto Rico: Report

    By Michael Rainey

    President Donald Trump reportedly wants to stop providing federal relief funds to Puerto Rico for recovery efforts related to Hurricane Maria. Axios’ Jonathan Swan reports that Trump is convinced – “...

  • Chart of the Day: How Taxes and Transfers Affect US Incomes

    By Michael Rainey

    A new analysis of the distribution of household income by the Congressional Budget Office shows how taxes and means-tested transfers such as Medicaid and food stamps affect US incomes. “The combined...

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