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October 10th, 2013
11:36 AM ET

Economists debate how bad it could get

No one knows what exactly would happen if Congress did not raise the debt ceiling and the U.S. defaulted. Two economists debate the catastrophic forecasts many are predicting: the Wall Street Journal's Stephen Moore, former president of the Club for Growth, and the University of California, Berkeley's Robert Reich, former Secretary of Labor under Bill Clinton.


Filed under: Debates • Debt ceiling • Economy • Government shutdown
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  1. Joyce Reiner

    Here I sit waiting to hear if seniors will receive their benefit checks. Does anyone care about how seniors struugle each month? We are forgotten and ignored every time this dysfunctional congress has to be responsible. If we don't get out checks, we will not have any money.

    October 10, 2013 at 12:10 pm |

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