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( — The federal government accumulated approximately $1.1 trillion in new debt in the first 11 months of calendar year 2011, according to data released by the U.S. Treasury on Thursday.

At the close of business on Dec. 31, 2010, the federal government’s debt equaled $14,025,215,218,708.52. At the close of business on Nov. 30, 2011, it equaled $15,110,498,560,876.77.

The total increase in the debt for that 11-month period was $1,085,283,342,168.25 — or approximately $1.1 trillion.

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