Biden, Democrats to U.S. House Republicans: Show us your debt limit plan

Treasury Department using accounting maneuvers called extraordinary measures to continue paying all of country’s bills in full and on time

By: - January 24, 2023 4:00 pm
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, a New York Democrat

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., responds to reporters’ questions about a White House meeting with Democratic congressional leaders on the country’s debt limit on Jan. 24, 2023. (Jennifer Shutt/States Newsroom)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.

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