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Bernanke Debt Limit

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.

Bernanke: Not Raising Debt Limit Would Be 'Catastrophic'

Reuters | Mark Felsenthal and Pedro Da Costa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Thursday issued a stern warning to Republican lawmakers that delays in raising the U...