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Obama administration says US debt ceiling could be hit in Feb.

December 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Jason Lange
Reuters

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration warned Congress on Thursday that the government could run out of borrowing authority needed to help pay its bills as soon as February if lawmakers do not swiftly raise the federal d…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Obama administration says US debt ceiling could be hit in Feb.

December 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Jason Lange
Reuters

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration warned Congress on Thursday that the government could run out of borrowing authority needed to help pay its bills as soon as February if lawmakers do not swiftly raise the federal d…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Thune suggests Keystone XL approval could be linked to national debt ceiling

December 18, 2013 in Uncategorized

MITCHELL, S.D. — Congressional Republicans might try to stall an increase in the nation’s debt ceiling until the Obama administration clears the way for construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, Sen. John Thune told reporters Wednesday.
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Thune suggests Keystone XL approval could be linked to national debt ceiling

December 18, 2013 in Uncategorized

MITCHELL, S.D. — Congressional Republicans might try to stall an increase in the nation’s debt ceiling until the Obama administration clears the way for construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, Sen. John Thune told reporters Wednesday.
“There…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Thune: Debt ceiling could hinge on pipeline fate

December 18, 2013 in Uncategorized

Congressional Republicans might try to stall an increase in the nation’s debt ceiling until the Obama administration clears the way for construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., told reporters Wednesday.“There are some th…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Thune: Debt ceiling could hinge on pipeline fate

December 18, 2013 in Uncategorized

Congressional Republicans might try to stall an increase in the nation’s debt ceiling until the Obama administration clears the way for construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., told reporters Wednesday.“There are some th…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Thune: Debt ceiling could hinge on pipeline fate

December 18, 2013 in Uncategorized

Congressional Republicans might try to stall an increase in the nation’s debt ceiling until the Obama administration clears the way for construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., told reporters Wednesday.“There are some th…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Fitch puts US credit rating on negative watch

October 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON The Fitch credit rating agency has warned that it is reviewing the U.S. government’s AAA credit rating for a possible downgrade, citing the impasse in Washington that has raised the threat of a default on the nation’s debt. Continue Reading

Cramer: Short-term debt ceiling increase needed

October 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON As the government shutdown continued through Wednesday as Republicans and Democrats continued to slug it out politically over budget issues, Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., said he thinks a short-term solution could be reached soon, giving lawmakers more time to negotiate. Continue Reading

Cramer: Short-term debt ceiling increase needed

October 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON As the government shutdown continued through Wednesday as Republicans and Democrats continued to slug it out politically over budget issues, Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., said he thinks a short-term solution could be reached soon, giving lawmakers more time to negotiate. Continue Reading