The Monkey Cage: Debt ceiling


Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 10/19/2013

The week in one song: ‘Down in Flames’

...goes the shutdown gambit.

By Christopher Federico  |  08:01 AM ET, 10/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Debt ceiling, Government Shutdown

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 10/16/2013

Overcoming the violence of faction

The Framers worried about factions and anarchy: what’s old is new again.

By Andrew Rudalevige  |  01:45 PM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congress, Constitution, Debt ceiling

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 10/12/2013

The week in one song: “White Flag”

How the standoff will end?

By Christopher Federico  |  08:02 AM ET, 10/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Debt ceiling, Government Shutdown

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 10/10/2013

Can the IMF influence U.S. policy?

When Greece risks default, the IMF steps in. Can the IMF have an impact on U.S. policy and debate?

By Martin S. Edwards and Stephanie Senger  |  01:20 PM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Debt ceiling

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 10/09/2013

Can the president save Congress from itself?

Presidential unilateralism could set a troubling precedent - but will Obama have a choice?

By Andrew Rudalevige  |  03:52 PM ET, 10/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congress, Debt ceiling, Presidency