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Debt Ceiling Debacle

Debt Ceiling Fiasco Cost Taxpayers Billions

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 11.28.2012 | Business

Last summer's seemingly interminable debt-ceiling battle is going to cost taxpayers billions, according to a new report. All told, the political fi...

Debt-Ceiling Battle Cost Huge Amount: Study

Mark Gongloff | Posted 09.22.2012 | Business
Mark Gongloff

The 2011 argument about the debt ceiling cost the U.S. government about $1.3 billion in extra borrowing costs, according to a new study. And that's just the costs that they bothered to count.