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Debts for Democratic Party of Arkansas Rocket 75 Percent in One Month

Party already facing heavy scrutiny over financial issues, raises, spending

money cashMoney owed by the Democratic Party of Arkansas (DPA) shot up from about $80,000 in July to $139,000 in August, a one-month increase in debts and obligations of roughly 75 percent, according to new filings available from the Federal Election Commission.

Warren Predicts Impending Economic Crash

'When I look at the economy today, I see a lot to worry about again'

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) on Monday warned that the country faces an imminent economic crisis if the government fails to quickly pass legislation to "regulate the financial sector and significantly reduce middle class household debt."

Bernie Seeks to Bail Out Bankers, Lawyers, Doctors

Analysis: Sanders Debt Forgiveness Plan Would Benefit the Well-Off

Sanders's plan, which he first announced Monday, would void or otherwise repay the combined $1.6 trillion in student debt currently held by some 45 million Americans. Sanders said taming "Wall Street's greed" through transaction taxes is necessary to abolish student debt.

Sanders Proposes Student Debt Jubilee

Sanders’s proposal would also create free public colleges, universities, and trade programs

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) on Monday became the second 2020 presidential contender to propose mass student debt forgiveness for America’s 45 million borrowers.

Eric Swalwell Is a Financial Mess

Despite $174k annual salary, Swalwell has failed to pay down student loans, built up credit card debt as congressman

In the six years since Rep. Eric Swalwell (D., Calif.) began earning the big salary that comes with being a member of Congress he has failed to pay down his student loans, cashed out his pension, and accumulated credit card debt.

Working-age Illinois Residents Are Fleeing the State Amid Debt Crisis

Illinois experienced 28 percent slower income growth than the rest of the United States from 2015 to 2016

An Illinois Policy Institute analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data found that Illinois's working-age population declined by 41,000 from July 2016 to July 2017, even though the United States' prime working-age population grew by almost 450,000 over the same time period. The state also saw slower population growth in every working-age population category, which includes people between the ages of 25-54.