debt-ceiling

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen gives a speech on the economy at Fords Rouge Electric Vehicle Center on Sept. 8, 2022 in Dearborn, Michigan. Yellen toured the factory, which produces the Ford F-150 Lightning, before her remarks. (Photo by Sarah Rice/Getty Images)

Bipartisan group predicts U.S. debt default as soon as summer, depending on tax receipts

BY: - February 22, 2023

The 'X Date range reflects, in part, the considerable uncertainty in our nation’s current economic outlook,' an analyst said.

U.S. likely to default on debt between July and September unless Congress acts, CBO says

BY: - February 15, 2023

Congress has until at least July to broker a bipartisan debt agreement if lawmakers want to avoid a first-ever default.

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Why the debt ceiling fight is the GOP’s Groundhog Day | Dick Polman

BY: - February 6, 2023

It’s clear why Republicans fear specifics. Whenever they’ve pulled that stunt in the past, they’ve gotten burned.

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Dart board with selective focus

If I were a betting man: Some predictions for the year we have left | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - January 25, 2023

Predictions are difficult, especially, as Yogi Berra might have said, about the future.

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If the GOP is looking for someone to blame on debt ceiling, look in the mirror | Ray E. Landis

BY: - January 22, 2023

This is all is about a last-gasp Republican effort to thwart the will of the majority of Americans and seize political power

The U.S. Capitol. Samuel Corum/Getty Images

U.S. hits debt limit and Treasury Department begins ‘extraordinary measures’

BY: - January 19, 2023

'The debt ceiling is officially a ticking time bomb we can’t diffuse soon enough,' U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle, the ranking Democrat on the House Budget Committee, said

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Why America has a debt ceiling. Five questions answered | Analysis

BY: - January 17, 2023

It's the limit on the national debt. It's also time to abolish it. Here's why.

Why there’s such an impasse in Congress: Some questions and answers

BY: and - October 4, 2021

Progressives have called for Senate action on the social programs bill before taking a vote in the House on traditional infrastructure.