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OBAMA DEBT LIMIT
Boehner Says He Can't See A Clean Debt Ceiling Deal Passing
But Democrats think it's probably a bluff.
Debt-Default Crisis 2015: Raise, and Then Raze, the Debt Ceiling (Part 1)
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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.
Senate Republicans May Hold The Keys To Debt Ceiling Fight
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), meanwhile, was reticent to talk end games on the debt ceiling, but he pushed his party to use
House GOP Warily Eyes Another Debt Ceiling Showdown
"Bad habits are tough to break," the aide said of Friday's news that the risk corridors would be the next GOP debt limit
Obama On Shutdown Deal: 'We've Got To Get Out Of The Habit Of Governing By Crisis'
President Barack Obama on Wednesday praised congressional leaders for reaching a deal to reopen the government and lift the
Obama Speaks On Deal To Reopen Government, Raise Debt Ceiling
President Barack Obama is slated to speak Wednesday on the deal reached by congressional leaders to reopen the government
Obama Applauds Senate Deal On Government Shutdown, Debt Ceiling
White House press secretary Jay Carney said Wednesday that President Barack Obama is pleased with the deal on the government
Sarah Palin: Obama On Verge Of 'Impeachable Offenses'
Palin, on the other hand, said any such action would be a "betrayal" of future generations. However, Palin suggested that
Obama Rejects Republican Proposal For Debt-Limit: NYT
President Barack Obama rejected a Republican proposal for a short-term debt limit hike, the New York Times reports. A statement
House Republicans Consider Short-Term Debt Limit Hike
"We're not going to vote against making sure that America pays its bills, [but] we think it ought to be a longer term for
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Inside Obama's Game Plan For The Debt Limit
The administration is betting that at some point, the GOP will understand that its position is futile. And while that's a
Obama Accuses Republicans Of Extortion Over Raising The Debt Ceiling
"You have never seen in the history of the United States ... the threat of not raising the debt ceiling being used to extort
Obama To Speak At Business Roundtable And Warn Against Shutdown, Default
Obama insists he will not negotiate to raise the debt ceiling, though the talks in 2011 yielded a deficit-cutting bargain
Ted Yoho: 'Credit Rating Would Do Better' With Default
As Congress braces for another debt-ceiling fight, Rep. Ted Yoho told constituents the nation's credit rating would actually be better if the United States defaulted on its debt.
Ted Yoho On Debt Ceiling: 'Credit Rating Would Do Better' With Default
Yoho spokesman Omar Raschid said Thursday that the recording is consistent with the representative's message. Two years, five
Obama 'Permission Structure' May Be His Best Chance At A Grand Bargain
When legislation that would have extended criminal background check requirements for gun buyers failed in the Senate two
Debt Ceiling 'Suspension': All You Need To Know About This New Whack-A-Doodle Idea [UPDATE]
That so many people who thought the platinum coin was a zany idea aren't currently having an aneurysm over this galactically
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WATCH: Professor Argues 'We Are A Nation Of Deadbeats'
Paul Ryan: GOP Leaders Managing Expectations In Debt Ceiling Fight
The president has insisted that he will not allow Republicans to use the nation's borrowing limit as leverage. Republican
Murkowski: Debt Ceiling Shouldn't Be Leverage
Obama On Debt Ceiling: 'We Are Not A Deadbeat Nation'
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama issued a strong warning to Republicans on Monday that he will not negotiate over the
Why Obama Has The Power To Raise The Debt Ceiling
With the fiscal cliff behind us, we now must look forward to yet another budgetary battle—over the debt ceiling, in a repeat
Debt Limit: White House, GOP Spar Over Looming Fight
McConnell on Sunday suggested Republicans were prepared to see the nation default on its spending obligations. "We don't
Can the President Raise the Debt Limit?
Michael S. Lofgren
Former Congressional Staffer; Author of 'The Party is Over: Ho...
I am sure we have all had it up to here with breathless reporting about the fiscal cliff. But within a month or two after the December 31, 2012 deadline for resolving the cliff, there looms another, more serious economic issue: extending the debt limit.
Treasury Department: Congress Should Adopt Rules Allowing Obama To Veto Debt Ceiling Denial
By Reuters, Reuters
WASHINGTON, Dec 5 (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury said on Wednesday it wants Congress to adopt rules that would allow President
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