U.S. budget deficit hits widest on record for month of Nov.

THE UNITED STATES had the largest November budget deficit ever recorded this year. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER
THE UNITED STATES had the largest November budget deficit ever recorded this year. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER
NEW YORK - The United States posted the widest November budget deficit on record as spending doubled revenue. Outlays jumped 18 percent to $411 billion last month, while receipts were little changed at $206 billion, the Treasury Department said in a monthly report on Thursday. That left a $205 billion shortfall, compared with a $139 billion…

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