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Debt Ceiling Increase

Emerging Senate Deal Could End Shutdown

Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

By ANDREW TAYLOR, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Senate leaders are closing in on an agreement to reopen the government and forestall an econo...

Increasing the Debt Ceiling Should Be Paired With... Nothing!

Jared Bernstein | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

You want to know what's actually well-established in American fiscal policy? It's a budget process where both sides lay out their visions in terms of future receipts and outlays, hammer out a compromise in conference, and pass a budget.

Jennifer Bendery

John Boehner On Debt Ceiling: Let's Pay China First, Then U.S. Troops | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Tuesday essentially agreed with Democrats' arguments that a Republican bill to prioritize debt pa...

GOP Senator Talks 'Wonderful Experiment' Of Not Raising Debt Ceiling

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) claimed Tuesday that a Republican-led refusal to raise the debt ceiling could be a "wonderful experiment" in forcing the gov...

GOP, Obama Ready For 'Much Uglier' Fights

Reuters | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics

* Debt ceiling, spending cuts will spark more fights * "Fiscal cliff" struggle a harbinger of things to come * Republica...

Jennifer Bendery

Bob Corker: Debt Ceiling Is Republicans' Leverage In Fiscal Talks | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) on Sunday doubled down on the idea that Republicans should use the debt ceiling as leverage in fiscal talks wi...

Jennifer Bendery

John Boehner Not Going To Get His Way With Debt Ceiling Fight, Senior Administration Officials Say | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senior administration officials said Tuesday that House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) isn't going to win if he keeps up a fight about ty...

Jennifer Bendery

Sen. Landrieu: Republicans Say 'In Private' They Support New Revenues In Debt Ceiling Deal | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans may publicly trash the idea of including new revenues in a deal to raise the U.S. debt ceiling, but they say otherwise in pr...

Jon Ward

Predictable Path Ahead In Debt Ceiling Debate For GOP Presidential Hopefuls | Jon Ward | Posted 09.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - The debt ceiling so far has been a no-cost debate for the Republican presidential candidates. It's unlikely that will change, regardless ...

Obama: Debt Ceiling Must Be Raised To Prevent New Financial Crisis

Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama warned on Tuesday there could be another global financial crisis if Congress failed to raise the national debt ceiling. But ...