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WASHINGTON — The U.S. government is running a deficit through the first five months of this budget year that is 23.6 percent lower than in the same period a year ago, another sign of improvement in the nation’s finances.

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Front Section, Pages 2 on 03/14/2014

Print Headline: 5-month deficit total down 23.6%

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    March 14, 2014 at 9:44 a.m.

    Which is nothing to cheer about, it only means our national debt is still growing by leaps-n- bounds due to incompetent welfare minded liberal left Democrats. Vote Pryor out of office in Nov and help put America back on a responsible fiscal track. Deficit spending needs to be negative not positive!

  • DontDrinkDatKoolAid
    March 14, 2014 at 10:03 a.m.

    LBR, so true.

  • Packman
    March 14, 2014 at 10:43 a.m.

    News Flash to Liberals: Sequestration worked!

  • Dontsufferfools
    March 14, 2014 at 11:04 a.m.

    Part of the sequestration compromise was letting the bush tax cuts expire, so apparently raising taxes does increase gov't revenue and reduce the deficit.