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The Debt Ceiling Debate 50 Years Ago – How It Has Changed

50 years ago today, a Washington Post headline addressed the raging debate regarding the US debt ceiling. How has the debate changed since then? Take a look at this post to find out!
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This is a headline that’s still apropos today. Though, I’ll go out on a limb here and say that the rancor is far worse today when debating the debt ceiling. This was in The Washington Post 50 years ago today. Oh, for a frame of reference, our debt ceiling is close to $17 trillion today.

November 22nd, 1963 headline
November 22nd, 1963 headline

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