1/2/2013

Lawmakers have turned to discussing how to deal with the nation's $16.4 trillion debt ceiling, which will need to be raised as early as mid-February to prevent a default. "Without meaningful reform of entitlements, real spending controls, and a fairer, cleaner tax code, our debt will continue to grow, and our economy will continue to stumble," said House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio.

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