30 Issues Follow-Up: How Big Is Government?

All this week, 30 Issues in 30 Days looked at Big Government, from environment to housing to the military. Bu just how big is Big Government anyway? Michael Ettlinger, vice president for economics at the Center for American Progress, discusses the size of government and the share of various spending programs.

→ Below: The CNN Budget Poll and Various Budget Charts Referenced on Air | Interactive Chart from CAP

2010 Budget Spending by Category
2010 Budget Spending by Category

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Chart from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
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