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Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.  (FIle Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Fed Chair Says Debt Ceiling Must Be Raised To Pay U.S. Bills

Bernanke says it’s very important that Congress raise the debt ceiling so the government can pay its bills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/14/2013

Grover Norquist (Credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Grover Puts Himself Before Party And Country

Grover is the ultimate in single interest constituencies in Washington. He is not accountable to anybody. He does not disclose who funds him, who pays him to do what he does or how much he is paid to blackmail GOP Members of Congress to sign his pledge not to raise taxes.


Congresswoman Candice Miller (R-MI) (Getty Images)

Michigan Congresswoman Against Raising National Debt Ceiling

The debate over raising the debt limit is back, as House Republicans vote on a measure to block the increase on Wednesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/18/2012


Senate Passes, Obama Signs Debt Limit Bill

President Obama signed a bill to raise the nation’s borrowing limit on Tuesday, just hours after the Senate voted 74-26 in favor of the deal that will cut government spending by trillions and effectively raise the debt ceiling through the end of 2012.


Congress To Vote On Historic Debt Deal

Congress could vote today on a deal to avoid the first ever government default in U.S. history.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/01/2011

Still No Debt Ceiling Decision

What will happen if Congress and the White House can’t reach an agreement on a deal to lift the federal debt ceiling?

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2011

Debt Showdown: Mich. Could Lose Millions Every Week

Michigan could be out $400 million a week in federal funds if the nation hits its debt limit and can’t pay its bills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2011

Governor Weighs In On Debt Ceiling Debate

Governor Rick Snyder is weighing-in on the debate over the federal debt ceiling.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/27/2011

Ford CEO Alan Mulally. (Getty Images File)

Mulally Encouraged To Have Focus On Debt Crisis

One week and counting for the debt limit deadline in Washington. Although, neither side in Washington appears willing to budge on the debt ceiling debate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/26/2011

Debt Ceiling Uncertainty Worries Local Seniors

Many local seniors and others are worried about their social security checks because of the possibility of a U.S. default and the debt ceiling.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/26/2011