TITLE

Strange new land of `surplus.'

AUTHOR(S)
Goodrich, Lawrence J.
PUB. DATE
February 1998
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;2/2/98, Vol. 90 Issue 46, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
States that President Clinton has proposed a budget for 1998 which comes up with a surplus. How a surplus is expected to change politics in the United States; Debate over how to use surpluses; The possibility of reducing the national debt; Projections from the Congressional Budget Office for the next ten years; How the debate over spending is expected to impact both the Democrats and the Republicans; How Social Security and Medicare will affect future surpluses.
ACCESSION #
171614

 

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