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October 1, 2007 6:00 AM

Congress raises limit again as U.S. debt nears $10 trillion

As the national debt heads for the $10 trillion mark, generous Americans are sending checks to the federal government. Donations to the Bureau of the Public Debt have topped $2.5 million so far this year. That’s the highest amount since at least 1996. It's not making much of a dent, though.

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