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The good news: Markets have gotten used to our dysfunctional political system.
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At the stroke of midnight, March 16, 2015, the debt ceiling was again breached. The Treasury Department has begun "extraordinary measures" to forestall the certain default. Jack Lew must rob Peter to pay Paul.
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Since tax refund season is currently underway, Lew said, the amount of cash in Treasury's possession is difficult to predict
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In an interview with the Washington Post published Wednesday, Bachmann conceded that current negotiations should stress "pragmatism
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"We as a caucus -- along with our Senate counterparts -- are going to meet and discuss what it is we’re going to want out
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"The creditworthiness of the United States is an essential underpinning of our strength as a nation; it is not a bargaining
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"The United States should not be put in a position of making such perilous choices for our economy and our citizens," the
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We now have days not weeks to avoid a debt default. If Congress dishonors its "plighted faith," individual litigants will have no choice but to sue.
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Republicans' approach to the debt ceiling, he said, is "reckless, because the reality is there are no good choices if we
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says it will be "dangerous" and "reckless" for Congress to pass an October
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WASHINGTON -- The Treasury Department began using "final extraordinary measures" Tuesday in anticipation of the country's
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The debt ceiling will be reached Oct. 17 and the Department of the Treasury will have less cash on hand than it previously estimated, said Secretary Jack Lew in a letter released Wednesday.
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The Lew letter rejects an approach by House Republicans to prioritize payments to bondholders in an effort to avoid a shutdown
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Associated Press writers Julie Pace and Martin Crutsinger contributed to this report. "He's a political guy. He didn't get
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The job of treasury secretary is arguably the most important one the president will fill in his second term. It's certainly the choice that will most affect the American people's daily lives, future hopes, and aspirations.