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What’s next for legislation on the US debt ceiling?

(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate narrowly averted fiscal calamity Thursday evening in a late-evening vote to raise the federal borrowing limit, but the short-term solution has set the stage for a fierce political showdown in December. While no Republicans voted to raise the debt ceiling, 11... Read More.

What the debt ceiling is, and why you should care about it

(WASHINGTON) -- While the concept of the debt ceiling might seem "in the weeds," it actually poses a very real threat to millions of Americans in a precarious economic period. If lawmakers on Capitol Hill remain deadlocked on raising the debt ceiling, the government could... Read More.