The clock was toured around the country and made headlines everywhere it went. The clock went into temporary retirement once the federal government? balanced the budget in 1997 and began.

We pulled the old debt clock out of retirement and toured it around the country once again, warning of the size and growth of the federal debt once again. You can watch footage from the 2011 tour and the committment it earned here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PiNvG9RlUCA