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Our curated coverage unpicks and unpacks the complicated U.S. debt limit deadline.

Our curated coverage unpicks and unpacks the complicated U.S. debt limit deadline.
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Our curated coverage unpicks and unpacks the complicated U.S. debt limit deadline.

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US Crisis Averted, At What Cost?

10/16/2013
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The World Today discusses the damage already created by the debt crisis despite the passing of a budget deal. (The World Today)

Duration:00:05:00

"A Nuclear-Tipped Leverage Point"

10/13/2013
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Although it's become more intense in recent years, tying conditions to the debt ceiling vote has been common practice in Congress for many years. (Morning Edition, NPR)

Duration:00:05:00

What IS the Debt Ceiling?

10/9/2013
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In January 2013, the Heritage Foundation discussed the debt ceiling - the phrase mainstream media has been focusing on for weeks - and how policymakers can improve our economy. (The Heritage Foundation)

Duration:00:05:00

A Debt Limit Primer

10/8/2013
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The debate over whether to raise the federal debt ceiling has been going on for years. In 2011 NPR invited listeners to put their questions to economist and former Federal Reserve Governor Larry Meyer and NPR congressional correspondent Andrea Seabrook. (All Things Considered)

Duration:00:10:00

Crisis Puts U.S. Asia Relations at Risk

10/8/2013
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As the U.S. moves closer to defaulting on its debt, allies in Asia have begun to question its staying power in the region, particularly as a balancing force to China. (All Things Considered)

Duration:00:05:00