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WASHINGTON D.C. -- The national debt is so large it needs its own calculator.
It's being called the Big Red Calculator. Developed by a Western Colorado real estate developer, the calculator displays 16 digits-- the amount needed to keep track of the national debt.
At the start of this month, the national debt is well approaching $11.8 trillion. And it keeps rising.
You can watch the national debt rise in real time at bigredcalculator.com/debt_clock.html