Provides overview on U.S. debt limit, which places a statutory constraint on the amount of money that the Department of Treasury may borrow to fund Federal Government operations. Discusses rationale and role of the debt limit, options for Congress, past debt limit activity, and timing uncertainties with a binding debt limit.
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