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Congress Raises the Debt Ceiling; Raising the Roof



Congress just agreed to raise the debt ceiling which would allow America to keep paying people we owe money. In the same deal they gave themselves a ton of money to spend when they’re creating their next two budgets. Fiscal conservatives are furious about this huge budget increase with the committee for a responsible federal budget calling it the worst budget agreement in our nation’s history. Here’s what happened.


The Debt Ceiling Looms Over New Congressional Negotiations



As of March 1st we need to raise our debt ceiling again, This somewhat regular tradition of cruising to the edge of the fiscal cliff has been used to negotiate in American politics for quite some time. Now it’s back, and under Trump’s guidance, we might take it too far.