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What Is the U.S. Debt Ceiling? - For Dummies

What Is the U.S. Debt Ceiling? - For Dummies | U.S. Debt and Government Shutdown Politics | Scoop.it
The debt ceiling, legally known as the debt limit, is the total amount of money that the U.S. government is authorized to borrow to pay existing obligations, such as
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Analysis: Epic fiscal battle looms, Republicans threaten default, government shut down

Analysis: Epic fiscal battle looms, Republicans threaten default, government shut down | U.S. Debt and Government Shutdown Politics | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON - Stand by for one of the nastiest and, perhaps most economically dangerous U.S. political fights in recent memory.As the languorous Washington summer draws to a close, Congress
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The Republicans are starting to make it clear that they dont want to raise the debt ceiling.

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Debt ceiling, government shutdown battles simmer in summer recess - Fox News

Debt ceiling, government shutdown battles simmer in summer recess - Fox News | U.S. Debt and Government Shutdown Politics | Scoop.it
Debt ceiling, government shutdown battles simmer in summer recess Fox News Though Boehner indicated last week that he wants to pass a short-term spending bill to avoid a government shutdown, he reportedly vowed Monday to put up a “whale of a fight”...
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This has a good description of what is gonig on in congress and it explains our topic well

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Congress returns with long to-do list, short timetable - USA TODAY

Congress returns with long to-do list, short timetable - USA TODAY | U.S. Debt and Government Shutdown Politics | Scoop.it
Congress returns with long to-do list, short timetable
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Susan Davis, USA TODAY 3:48 p.m. EDT September 8, 2013. Obama and ...
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This is a more conservative article giving the thought abuoty how republicans feel and there acting to exploit other things from Obama.

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Obama Blasts Government-Shutdown Threat; GOP Wants Individual-Mandate Delay

Obama Blasts Government-Shutdown Threat; GOP Wants Individual-Mandate Delay | U.S. Debt and Government Shutdown Politics | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON — President Obama used his weekly radio/YouTube address to tout the pending implementation of his signature health-care law and bash the GOP for threatening a government shutdown, while Republicans used theirs to call for a delay in one...
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This article shows both President Obama and the Republicans point of view on the whole topic about the debt ceiling.

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US faces mid-October deadline to raise debt limit - Washington Post

US faces mid-October deadline to raise debt limit - Washington Post | U.S. Debt and Government Shutdown Politics | Scoop.it
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US faces mid-October deadline to raise debt limit
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That amount would not cover the nation's spending for long, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said in a letter to congressional leaders.

Via Kennedy Erdmann
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