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Debt Ceiling Consequences

Enough Is Enough: Congress Must Pay Its Bills

Sen. Barbara Boxer | Posted 12.21.2013 | Politics
Sen. Barbara Boxer

How much more pain and uncertainty do Americans have to endure before Congress decides that it should pay the bills it has racked up? Businesses and families must always pay their bills and so must Congress.

FLASHBACK: The Last Time We Breached The Debt Limit

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 10.08.2013 | Business

Here’s a little historical perspective on today’s political battles: The last time the nation breached the debt limit, it was a small accident and...

Amanda Terkel

Geithner: Not Raising Debt Ceiling Would Be 'Catastrophic'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Sunday he's certain congressional lawmakers will come together to raise the nation's debt limit...