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For President Obama, winning a short-term debt battle is not enough

Posted 6 months, 15 days ago.

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In this commentary, Professor Neil H. Buchanan from George Washington University says political brinkmanship is much less important than resolving the debt ceiling question permanently—a lesson that may be lost on the Obama administration and others in Washington.

Top quotes about 14th Amendment debt-ceiling debate

Posted 6 months, 15 days ago.

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Can he or can’t he raise the debt ceiling citing the 14th Amendment? While only President Obama’s advisers know for sure, there are a lot of opinions in government, the media, and the academic world about this very interesting topic.

The government (non) shutdown

Posted 6 months, 15 days ago.

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In this commentary, Tad DeHaven from the Cato Institute says that budgetary impasse may be obscuring the fact that the federal government’s long-term financial situation remains bleak.

14th Amendment remains off table despite Treasury warning

Posted 6 months, 15 days ago.

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As the Treasury Department rattled markets on Thursday with a recession warning about a potential government default, one controversial option remains off the table: raising the debt ceiling by invoking the 14th Amendment.

Big battles brewing over the Constitution’s original meaning

Posted 6 months, 15 days ago.

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In the commentary, Doug Kendall and Tom Donnelly from the Constitutional Accountability Center say with both the legal left and the legal right fully engaged, the battle over the Constitution’s original meaning will be one of this term’s biggest stories in the new Supreme Court term.