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Debt Ceiling Definition, Why It's Raised, Past Crises - US Economy
Sep 24, 2014 ... Definition: The debt ceiling is a limit imposed by Congress on how much debt the Federal government can carry at any given time. It's similar to ...
http://useconomy.about.com/od/glossary/g/National-Debt-Ceiling.htm
National Debt Limit Fight - US Politics - About.com
The national debt limit always causes a fight between Congress and the President. Here is why raising the national debt limit is controversial.
http://uspolitics.about.com/od/thefederalbudget/a/The-National-Debt-Limit-Always-A-Battle.htm
US Debt Ceiling History - US Government - About.com
The U.S. debt ceiling history began way back in 1917 with the Second Liberty Bond Act, which helped finance the United States' entry into World War I. Since ...
http://usgovinfo.about.com/od/federalbudgetprocess/a/US-Debt-Ceiling-History.htm
The Debt Ceiling - US Government - About.com
Learn about the debt ceiling in this explanation of what the debt ceiling is. Find out what the debt ceiling currently is in the United States. Discover what the debt  ...
http://usgovinfo.about.com/od/federalbudgetprocess/a/What-Is-the-US-Debt-Ceiling.htm
5 Presidents Who Raised the Debt Ceiling - US Government - About ...
Congress has tinkered with the debt ceiling, the statutory limit on amount of money the United States government is authorized to borrow to meet its legal ...
http://usgovinfo.about.com/od/moneymatters/tp/5-Presidents-Who-Raised-The-Debt-Limit.htm
How the U.S. Debt Ceiling Affects Your Finances
The U.S. debt ceiling is about more than how much debt the government can rack up. If the debt ceiling isn't raised, your finances could be affected.
http://credit.about.com/od/reducingdebt/a/How-The-US-Debt-Ceiling-Affects-Your-Finances.htm
US Debt and How It Affects the Economy - US Economy - About.com
Sep 23, 2014 ... The national debt grew rapidly even before the 2008 financial crisis. Between ... The debt ceiling is supposed to limit the debt to $16.394 trillion.
http://useconomy.about.com/od/fiscalpolicy/p/US_Debt.htm
US Debt Crisis: Summary, Timeline and Solutions - US Economy
Sep 25, 2014 ... On October 17, the U.S. national debt exceeded $17 trillion, more ... By July, Congress was stalling on raising the $14.294 trillion debt ceiling.
http://useconomy.about.com/od/usdebtanddeficit/a/US-Debt-Crisis.htm
Debt Ceiling - Can the President Raise it Alone - US Government
Find out whether the president can raise the debt ceiling without Congress. ... presidents and Congress in raising the statutory limit on government borrowing.
http://usgovinfo.about.com/od/moneymatters/a/Can-The-President-Raise-The-Debt-Limit.htm
What Is the Debt Ceiling? - Bonds - About.com
Once a little-known aspect of the U.S. government's fiscal management process, the debt ceiling exploded into the public consciousness following the intense ...
http://bonds.about.com/od/Issues-in-the-News/a/What-Is-The-Debt-Ceiling-A-Simple-Explanation-Of-The-Debate-And-Crisis.htm
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