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debt ceiling

Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Congress’s latest flirtation with debt-limit default caused barely a ripple in the financial markets. Rates on short-term Treasuries spiked in early October, before quickly subsiding...
December 3, 2013Benjamin H. Harris
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
In the aftermath of the recent government shutdown and the painful negotiations that brought the country perilously close to defaulting on government debt, policy experts...
October 23, 2013William G. Gale
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
President Obama must continue to refuse to negotiate policy while the government is shut down. If he does not hold firm on this principle, these...
October 3, 2013Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
If you recently heard the news that Congress is debating the merits of raising the debt ceiling, don't think you have time-traveled back to 2011...
October 2, 2013William G. Gale