The Debt-Limit Debate: Addressing Key Concerns

The Debt-Limit Debate: Addressing Key Concerns

Jason J. Fichtner | Jun 30, 2011

While most are keenly aware of the rapidly nearing debt-limit increase deadline, few can explain—or even agree on—what that deadline means: specifically, what are the potential implications of missing the deadline, and what’s at stake in the negotiations for passing an increase? This research summary addresses key questions surrounding the debt-limit debate. 

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