The Congressional Budget Office recently released its long-term budget outlook. The report doesn't offer specifics in terms of a solution to the country's increasing debt burdens, but does point out a number of reasons why the current system won't be able to solve itself.

Among the report's concerns are rising health care costs, which continue to grow faster than the economy. The report examines a range of possible paths for federal spending and revenues through 2050 and combines them into various hypothetical scenarios.

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