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Avoiding The Debt Ceiling | Money’s Worth

February 17, 2014

Members of Congress last week voted to suspend the federal debt limit until March 2015. According to Reuters, “Extending the debt ceiling to March 2015 means the issue may not get caught up in election-year politics.”

5 Things To Know About The Debt Ceiling

February 12, 2014

Yesterday the House voted to suspend the debt ceiling for one year. The Senate is expected to pass the legislation today. Here are the “5 Things” you need to know about this latest maneuver and the debt ceiling in general.

Debt Ceiling Update | Spending Daily

February 7, 2014

According to Congressional Quarterly, lawmakers have not reached agreement about how to proceed on a plan to increase the nation’s statutory debt limit.

What’s On Voters’ Minds: Debt Limit

December 9, 2013

If the debt limit is going to be raised, then voters support cuts alongside any increase. Six in ten (61%) agree if Congress increases the debt limit, then they should also cut spending. Just 23% support keeping spending levels the same, and 8% support increasing spending.

Budget Committee Misses Deadline | Spending Daily

News Roundup | December 3, 2013

With the Obama Administration’s deadline for fixing HealthCare.gov passed (read what the president’s hometown Chicago Tribune said about the administration’s efforts), the next date on which Washington is focused is Dec. 13.