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Debt Limit

Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The other day, I blogged on the necessity of increasing the debt limit. And I got a remarkable response: The tea party and others on...
April 26, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
So it has come to this: The biggest short-term risk of the U.S. defaulting on its sovereign debt is not that big spenders will have...
April 21, 2011Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
In a guest column at CNN Money , I argue that Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner won't allow us to default on the public debt even...
January 19, 2011Donald Marron
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
Sometime this spring, Congress will vote to increase the debt ceiling. That vote won’t come easy. Newly ascendant House Republicans will threaten to withhold needed...
January 14, 2011Donald Marron