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14th Amendment Debt Ceiling

Lawsuit Filed to Void Debt Ceiling: Is Jack Lew a "Default Denier"?

Victor Williams | Posted 07.26.2014 | Politics
Victor Williams

Over Memorial Day Weekend, America honors those who sacrificed to defend our nation and its honor. I paid tribute by revealing my lawsuit to void the...

House Dems Urge Obama To Use His Power

Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

By JIM ABRAMS, The Associated Press WASHINGTON -- House Democrats say President Barack Obama should consider invoking a little-known constitutional...

Does the Tea Party Love the Constitution?

Daniel Levin | Posted 10.05.2011 | Politics
Daniel Levin

Who is closer to the original spirit of the Constitution? Those who want America to pay its obligations or those who fiercely guard our treasury?

The Debt Ceiling Crisis: Approaching the Witching Hour

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 09.29.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey R. Stone

What is the relevance of section 4 of the 14th Amendment to the current crisis? What it seems to say is that the government must honor all public debt "authorized by law." This suggests that non-payment of our existing debt is not a constitutionally-permissible option for the president.

Invoking 14th Amendment A Moral Option To Solve Debt Ceiling Impasse

Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie | Posted 09.28.2011 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie

President Obama made every sincere effort to negotiate and at every turn was rejected. Principled leadership is risky, no doubt, but there may be no other moral alternative that saves the nation from economic chaos.

Jennifer Bendery

Hoyer Backs Obama Using 14th Amendment To Resolve Debt Crisis

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) on Wednesday night became the highest ranking Democratic leader to throw his support behind the ...