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Entitlement Reform Is Necessary to Rein in Spending and Debt

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Annual spending on Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, and other mandatory programs is massive compared to other federal spending priorities. While there is too much waste and inappropriate spending in the discretionary budget, Congress must also make entitlement reform a top priority.

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ESTIMATED ANNUAL SPENDING IN 2015

Entitlement Reform Is Necessary to Rein in Spending and Debt

Source: Office of Management and Budget.