debt limit

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Synonyms for debt limit

the maximum borrowing power of a governmental entity

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And those spending cuts strangely didn't move Obama's debt limit deadline by even a single minute.
meeting with the bipartisan leadership has been postponed to allow leaders in the Senate time to continue making important progress towards a solution that raises the debt limit and reopens the government," the White House said in a statement.
US Treasury and Federal Reserve officials said the debt limit issue will most likely be resolved by October 17, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov told reporters on Thursday after a G-20 dinner in Washington.
Citing the Senates intention to pass a "clean, yearlong extension" of the debt limit this week, the President also pressed the Speaker to allow a timely up-or-down vote in the House to raise the debt limit with no ideological strings attached, the White House statement said.
Fifty-six percent of respondents said it would be bad for the country if the debt limit was not raised, and 53 percent said they would blame Republicans if it isn't (just 31 percent said they would blame Obama).
Unless Congress is able to extend the debt limit by that time, the Treasury will add whatever it ultimately spends to the country's current $16.
Barack Obama has urged Congress to raise the US debt limit during the final news conference of his first term.
In order to attract long term stable foreign capital inflows and to broad base the non resident investor base in Indian debt security market, it has been decided to accord preferential treatment to long term investors such as Sovereign Wealth Funds and pension funds for allocation of debt limits in Government Securities and Corporate bonds in terms of RBI s A.
Some Democrats favor repealing the tax, but they insist that replacement revenues be found and repeal be considered only after government reopens and the debt limit is raised.
More significantly, the result could be a dangerous and unpredictable fiscal superstorm that may be harder to resolve than the shutdown alone or the 2011 debt limit struggle that sent financial markets plummeting and brought the US to the brink of default.
6 trillion in deficit spending--even as we were hard up against the then-current debt limit.
The legislation is necessary to extend the debt limit, avoid a default on U.
I respectfully urge Congress to move as quickly as possible, raise the debt limit, and provide certainty to the economy and to the financial markets.
25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Congressional Budget Office report today on its budget and economic outlook contained a projection that was consistent with the Bipartisan Policy Center's analysis on the debt limit.
debt limit, prompting Republicans to level election-year charges that deficits are out of control.