History of the Debt Limit

Witnesses testified on the history of the national debt limit, negotiations between past Congresses and presidents to raise the limit, and… read more

Witnesses testified on the history of the national debt limit, negotiations between past Congresses and presidents to raise the limit, and executive branch constitutional options when the debt limit is reached. They also addressed congressional options such as Social Security and Medicare reforms, the sources of national debt, tax revenue, and the consequences of reducing the debt too quickly. close

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Program ID:
310510-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 22, 2013
Last Aired:
Jan 25, 2013

Airing Details

  • Jan 22, 2013 | 1:30pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jan 22, 2013 | 1:34pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 22, 2013 | 3:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 22, 2013 | 9:37pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 23, 2013 | 1:30am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jan 23, 2013 | 1:46am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 23, 2013 | 2:21am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 25, 2013 | 6:23am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 25, 2013 | 6:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
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