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Manila file folders and papers with handwritten notes in red ink sat stacked on his desk in his 26th floor office, which overlooks Times Square.
Here are some key findings from an Enquirer analysis of the city's balance sheets: Numbers show red ink rising Cincinnati currently owes different debtors more than $1.25 billion.
The new tax law, a two-year budget deal and new proposed spending all add to the red ink from the federal government.
But there was no escaping that their party, which long promised to rein in deficits, is now set to preside over an historic increase in red ink.
This, along with changing customer preferences for the automobile, caused the railroads to bleed red ink in passenger service.
Lawmakers set aside their worries about deficits and the debt to pass massive tax cuts last year that will deliver a $1.5 trillion vat of red ink.
As the red ink rises around Washington, the spending agreement lifts caps on defense and boosts the military budget to a level it hasn’t reached in decades.
The open embrace of red ink is a remarkable public reversal for Trump and his party, which spent years objecting to President Barack Obama’s increased spending during the depths of the Great Recession.
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Origin and Etymology of red ink
First Known Use: 1926See Words from the same year
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Definition of red ink for English Language Learners
—used to describe a situation in which a business, organization, etc., is spending more money than it is earning and has a lot of debt
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