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Maya MacGuineas: Fiscal Warrior, Systems Fixer

Despite her reputation as a debt hawk, Maya MacGuineas was an early advocate for pandemic relief spending, and has launched FixUS to address a broken political system that has failed to exercise fiscal responsibility.

2021-09-08T13:22:53-05:00

Ross Perot: Debt-Focused Candidate for President

In 1992, billionaire entrepreneur Ross Perot put the national debt on the political radar during his third-party campaign for President. At the time, the debt had doubled in a decade to 47% of GDP. Perot believed this to be unsustainable.

2021-09-23T15:56:18-05:00
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