debt limit

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Synonyms for debt limit

the maximum borrowing power of a governmental entity

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McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan have played down the possibility of a government shutdown resulting from a failure to approve a spending bill by the end of September, or a default resulting from a failure to increase the debt limit by mid-October.
Although Boehner called his decision to advance a "clean" debt limit a "disappointing moment," it sets aside a difficult and divisive issue until after the 2014 congressional elections in November, allowing Republicans to focus their campaign efforts on the rocky launch of Obama's healthcare reform law.
has stated that there will be at least 180 Democrats who will vote in favor of a clean debt limit extension, the analysts state.
Time is running out for lawmakers to act to lift the debt limit.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's schedule for votes for next week includes possible consideration of legislation related to the debt limit.
Congress should act quickly to resolve the debt limit without unnecessary delays or political posturing that could snowball into a manufactured crisis that the American people so clearly want us to avoid.
That debt limit episode was resolved on August 2, 2011, when President Obama signed the Budget Control Act of 2011 (BCA; S.
Merpati has twice breached its maximum debt limit allowed by Pertamina and now owes around IDR165 billion rupiah (USD$13.
We expect renewed controversy concerning the increase in the debt limit, and the political conciliation seen this week will again be tested when the debt limit needs to be raised early February.
Adjustments to the debt limit have no effect on the scope or role of government, the extent of which is defined in law elsewhere.
After weeks of stalemate and a government shutdown, Congress agreed on Wednesday to lift the debt limit until February 7, when the battle will resume again unless Republicans and Democrats come to an agreement before then.
The debt at the end of business Thursday, after Congress lifted the debt limit, was 17.
Washington, Dhu-AlHijjah 9, 1434, Oct 14, 2013, SPA -- A meeting Monday between President Barack Obama and congressional leaders has been postponed to give Senate leaders more time to resolve differences over the country's debt limit and the federal government shutdown, the White said.
15 ( ANI ): President Barack Obama is risking 'impeachable' offenses with the way of handling the debt limit debate, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin said in a post on her Facebook page.