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Obama 14th Amendment Debt Limit

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...

Can the President Raise the Debt Limit?

Michael S. Lofgren | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics
Michael S. Lofgren

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.

President Has Authority and Moral Obligation to Invoke the 14th Amendment to Avoid Economic Catastrophe

Rep. John Conyers | Posted 09.29.2011 | Politics
Rep. John Conyers

Today in a letter to President Obama, Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Emanuel Cleaver and I called on President Obama to raise the debt ceiling under the authority of the 14th Amendment.

Jennifer Bendery

House Democratic Leaders To Obama: Use The 14th Amendment | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democratic leaders emerged from a Wednesday caucus meeting with a message for President Barack Obama: Invoke the Constitution to r...

Should Obama Pull Constitutional Move, Legal Experts Suggest It'd Prove Difficult To Challenge In Court

Reuters | Carlyn Kolker | Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Barack Obama says he will not bypass Congress and cite an obscure part of the U.S. Constitution to prevent a government...