Economy 4.0

The Debt Ceiling: Inching Toward Trouble

Dash Wasserman Apr 11, 2011

Just days after a deal to cut $38 billion in federal spending averted a government shutdown, politicians gear up for the next battle: to raise or not to raise the nation’s debt ceiling.

David Brancaccio breaks down the situation on Marketplace Morning Report:

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