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US Debt Limit

U.S. Debt Deadline Prompts Emergency Measures

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2015 | Politics

(Adds background) WASHINGTON, March 6 (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Friday said it would start using emergency cash measures...

Treasury To Reach Debt Limit In Mid-October

Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics

UPDATE: 4:14 p.m. ET-- In a Monday letter to House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said latest estimates show the U.S. hitt...

Debt Limit Looming

Reuters | Posted 12.31.2012 | Business

* U.S. Treasury's advisers say fiscal cliff hurting economy * U.S. still plans to issue floating-rate notes next year * ...

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, rampin...

U.S. Will Hit Debt Limit In April/May, Treasury Says

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (By David Lawder) - The United States will hit a $14.3 trillion statutory limit on its debt slightly later than previously estimated, the ...

Geithner Says U.S. Could Hit Debt Limit By March 31

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (By David Lawder and Glenn Somerville) - The United States may hit the legal limit on its ability to borrow by March 31 and faces serious ...