Raising the Debt Ceiling - Most Recent
Sep 26, 2013
If Congress fails to raise the debt limit, the next question is how to pay the bills.
Sep 25, 2013
The 2013 government shutdown looms on Tuesday. But if the government closes its doors, shouldn't it cost taxpayers less?
Aug 27, 2013
The Treasury Department says the U.S. will run out of money on some unknown date in October.
Jan 21, 2013
Julia Coronado, chief economist at BNP Paribas, discusses the debt ceiling delay proposed by House Republicans and its impact on the markets.
Jan 17, 2013
The known-knowns and the known-unknowns of the debt ceiling debate. And, a handy flow chart.
Jan 16, 2013
If this is Wednesday, there must be news of the debt limit. And in fact -- there is. Democratic Rep. Jerrold Nadler (N.Y.) introduced a measure that would get rid of the debt ceiling altogether.
Jan 10, 2013
USC professor Edward Kleinbard suggests IOUs are the best way to fix the debt ceiling.
Jan 4, 2013
A trillion dollar coin? It’s legal for the Treasury to mint and it could resolve the debt ceiling debate. But don’t bet your paper money on it.
Dec 27, 2012
Raising the debt ceiling used to be routine. Is now really different than before?