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Geithner Debt Limit

Geithner Says U.S. 'Absolutely' Should Scrap Debt Ceiling

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 11.17.2012 | Business

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said the U.S. "absolutely" should get rid of the debt ceiling as soon as possible. "It would have been time a l...

Michael McAuliff

U.S. Debt Default Means 'Lights Out' And A New Depression, Geithner Warns | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If Congress fails to hike the nation's borrowing limit by Aug. 2, it will be "lights out" on the government and the economy, Treasury Se...

Geithner Meeting With Republican Skeptics On Debt Ceiling

Posted 08.02.2011 | Politics

(Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner meets an influential group of freshman Republican lawmakers on Thursday to try to improve chances...

Republicans Question Debt Armageddon Warnings On Debt

Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Would it really be such a big deal if the United States couldn't pay its bills? As Washington searches for a budget deal t...

Conservatives Skeptical Of Geithner's Warning On Debt Ceiling Deadline

Posted 07.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON, May 17 (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is facing growing criticism for his changing predictions on when the country m...

Debt-Limit Chicken

Paul Stoller | Posted 07.17.2011 | Politics
Paul Stoller

Even though the possibility of a federal government default is an issue with potentially catastrophic consequences, GOP leaders in the House and the Senate seem to be playing politics with the debt ceiling.

U.S. Will Hit Debt Limit No Later Than May 16, Geithner Says

Posted 06.04.2011 | Business

The United States will hit the legal limit on its ability to borrow no later than May 16, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said on Monday, ramping ...