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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Standard & Poors Moody’s Debt Ceiling Interest Rate Hike

Standard & Poors Moody’s Debt Ceiling Interest Rate Hike U.S. credit: Raising debt ceiling isn’t enough By Jeanne Sahadi NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — If only lawmakers would raise the debt ceiling before Aug. 2, the United States will get to … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Raise the Debt Ceiling or Cut $738 Billion In Spending

Raise the Debt Ceiling or Cut $738 Billion In Spending Delay on debt ceiling comes at a cost By Jeanne Sahadi NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The longer Congress waits to raise the debt ceiling, the more time and money the … Continue reading

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Gulf fo Mexico Oil Spill Blog Debt Ceiling

Debt Ceiling The polarization of the debt ceiling in one graph By Ezra Klein This is a nice chart from the New York Times (using data Donald Marron posted here) showing that our system of government has broken down. But … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Debt Ceiling

Debt Ceiling The Debt Ceiling The debt ceiling is the federal government’s credit limit. Due to unprecedented levels of borrowing by the federal government, Congress increased their borrowing limit by $1.9 trillion on January 28, 2010, from $12.4 trillion to … Continue reading

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