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ID:

568

Date:

2010-05-26

Headline:

Who Gave $1.5 Million To Pay Down The National Debt?

Reporter's name:

Jacob Goldstein

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

NPR: Planet Money

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

Numbering nearly 3,000 and ranging from one cent to over $1.5 million, anonymous donations to the U.S. Treasury for the national debt totaled over $11 million between 2005 and April 2010, a sum which represents less than a millionth of the current debt, $14 trillion.

Notes:

National Public Radio's "Planet Money" reporting team used FOIA to obtain the database.

Keywords:

Treasury, debt, national debt, donations

URL:

http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2010/05/gifts_to_reduce_the_national_d.html


Agencies:

TREAS

States:

DC

Categories:

federal budget


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