The debate over the debt ceiling
Broadcast: Midmorning, 04/18/2011, 9:06 a.m.
After narrowly averting a government shutdown, the fight over the debt ceiling now looms for Congressional leaders and President Obama. Should the debt ceiling be raised, or has the government borrowed enough?
- Damian Paletta: Economic policy reporter for the Wall Street Journal.
- Ethan Pollack: Senior Policy Analyst at the Economic Policy Institute.
- Brian Riedl: Lead budget analyst at The Heritage Foundation.