Senate votes to let US borrow up to $8.18 trillion By Alan Fram, Associated Press | November 18, 2004
WASHINGTON -- A divided Senate approved an $800 billion increase in the federal debt limit yesterday, a major boost in borrowing that Senator John Kerry and other Democrats blamed on the fiscal policies of President Bush.
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The National Debt has continued to increase an average of $1.60 billion per day since September 30, 2003!
Estimated population of the U.S.: 294,838,382. Each citizen's share of this debt: $25,263.21.