Democrats to Obama: Skip Congress on Debt Ceiling

Reid, others say he should do so if Republicans won't budge

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 12, 2013 9:38 AM CST

(Newser) – Senate Democrats have a suggestion for President Obama if House Republicans refuse to raise the debt ceiling to pay the nation's bills: Obama should circumvent Congress and raise the ceiling himself, reports the Hill. An excerpt of a letter from Harry Reid and other...   Read full story »

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