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News Roundup | January 8, 2013

Here’s a roundup of the latest must-read budget and economic stories:

The Washington Post reports the World Economic Forum thinks one of the largest threats to the U.S. economy over the next ten years is the nation’s debt.

According to Bloomberg, The Hill, Politico, and The Washington Post the U.S. will begin defaulting on its debt in mid-February.

The Associated Press, Politico and Roll Call look at the battle over raising the debt ceiling.

The Hill says Democrats want the courts to ultimately decide the debt limit issue.

According to Reuters, the fiscal cliff deal might have made fundamental tax reform less likely.

Is the 2010 health care reform law working? The Hill says health care premiums for young Americans are set to rise significantly.

The Washington Free Beacon reports the Pentagon sponsored a parade float at the same time it faces budget cuts.

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