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Deficit Debate Goes Down to Wire

Posted Tuesday, August 2, 2011

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Deficit Debate Goes Down to Wire Politicians in Washington brought the debt ceiling debate to the edge of the cliff before Republican and Democratic leaders this weekend finally made a deal. The country can borrow more money to pay its bills. And Congress will promise to spend less of it in the future. Thursday on The Sound of Ideas, we'll talk about the economic and political impact of the debt ceiling deal. Join us with your thoughts at 9:00 on 90.3.

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Economy, Government/Politics

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Stephen Koff, Washington Bureau chief, The Plain Dealer
Kevin Jacques, Associate Professor of Finance, Baldwin Wallace College
Rep. Steven LaTourette, R-Ohio

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Budget Control Act of 2011

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