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Debt Celing Deal

Enough With the Fiscal Cliffs Already

Sen. Barbara Boxer | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics
Sen. Barbara Boxer

Over the next couple months, members of Congress will have the responsibility of raising the debt ceiling, setting a budget for the coming year and deciding whether to allow $1.2 trillion in spending cuts to take effect. This is not a fiscal cliff. This is our job.

Geithner: 'Unthinkable' That U.S. Government Would Default

Reuters | Posted 09.23.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Sunday it was unthinkable for the United States not to meet its debt obligati...

Few Fear 'Economic Catastrophe' If Debt Ceiling Isn't Raised: Poll

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 09.13.2011 | Business

Of the 22 percent of Americans who want the federal government to raise the debt ceiling, less than a third say that "economic catastrophe" would resu...