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Weekly Wrap: Settling beer bets

Feb 14, 2014
Kai talks to Nela Richardson and Cardiff Garcia. Bets are settled.
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House lifts debt ceiling. What does it mean?

Feb 12, 2014
The House voted to increase to the government’s borrowing limit
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Debt vote helps create a sense of certainty

Feb 11, 2014
Increasing government borrowing authority eases worries.
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Stumped by the debt ceiling? Here's an explainer

Feb 7, 2014
Basically, Congress appropriates money for projects and programs, then lawmakers have to give the executive branch permission to pay those bills.
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8 post-apocalpyse scenarios: The Day After the Debt Ceiling

Feb 6, 2014
The authors of "How to Win at Everything" share some predictions for what happens if Congress fails to agree about the Debt Ceiling.
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Why do we have a debt ceiling, anyway?

Feb 3, 2014
The debt ceiling began as a check on executive spending, but didn't reach its full crescendo until recently.
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Lawmakers announce bipartisan budget deal

Dec 10, 2013
The $85 billion agreement would set new spending levels for the next two years and create $63 billion in so-called 'sequester relief.'
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We are the great and powerful USA. Ignore the dysfunction behind the curtain

Oct 31, 2013
A conference in Washington kicks off to convince investors from across the world that the U.S. is an attractive place to invest.
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Debt ceiling debate goes down under

Oct 23, 2013
Australia's debt ceiling debate didn't look too much like America's.
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Debt limit fight put business community at odds with Tea Party

Oct 18, 2013
The business community helped elect some Tea Party Republicans to Congress -- and they weren't happy with the shutdown and debt ceiling fight.
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