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)

U.S. to hit debt limit much sooner than expected, thrusting Congress into showdown

BY: - January 13, 2023

The country will reach the debt limit on Jan. 19 at which point the Treasury Department will begin using extraordinary measures.

A GOP showdown over the debt limit could grip Congress and the nation next year

BY: - October 28, 2022

Government shutdowns, so far kept separate from debt limit battles, are hugely problematic for the federal government.


The nation’s debt limit serves no purpose. It should be eliminated | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - September 27, 2022

Invoking the debt limit keeps the government from paying bills we already owe.


The Top 3 ways the debt ceiling debate hits home in Pa. | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - October 7, 2021

The debate isn't academic. A failure to reach a deal would have hit Keystone Staters right in their wallets