America’s future depends on solving looming crisis on long-term debt

Iowa will be in the political spotlight during 2015 as presidential candidates hustle to gather support in the state’s 2016 presidential caucuses.

First Budget, a bipartisan group which works to raise awareness about the dangers of America’s long-term debt, wants Iowa voters to use this opportunity to urge the presidential hopefuls to focus on debt reduction and solving the country’s unsustainable budget policies.

"It will be important to ask candidates tough questions about how much priority they put on the nation’s debt," said Ed Lorenzen of the group First Budget, an initiative of the Concord Coalition and the Campaign to Fix the Debt. "It’s also important that candidates avoid making pledges that would take...

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