About the Problem

Federal debt held by the public will exceed 100% of the GDP by 2039.

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Budget

About the Policy

Prohibit Congress from passing budgets that would increase the national debt as a share of the overall economy, except in cases of war, disaster or recession.

Public Support

80% of All Polled
76% of Democrats
87% of Republicans
78% of Independents

Polling data derived from three national surveys conducted by Cohen Research Group in February and March 2016. Each survey had a sample size of at least 1,000 registered voters with a margin of error of +/- 3.1%