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US deficit is projected to roughly double this year: watchdog

The U.S. deficit is projected to roughly double this year, largely due to higher interest rates and lower tax revenue. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, an organization that pushes for lowering the deficit, is projecting the federal deficit will double this year to total about $2 trillion for the fiscal year that ends Sept. 30.

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