U.S. debt jumps a record $328 billion — tops $17 trillion for first time – Washington Times

636_012412_fx_budgetU.S. debt jumped a record $328 billion on Thursday, the first day the federal government was able to borrow money under the deal President Obama and Congress sealed this week.

The debt now equals $17.075 trillion, according to figures the Treasury Department posted online on Friday.

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