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What effect will a higher federal debt ceiling have on the U.S. economy?

Positive. The compromise, and Washington’s commitment to keep cutting spending, is the corner our economy needed to turn.
1% (12 votes)
A good start. Federal spending had to be brought under control, but real progress depends on jobs.
9% (87 votes)
A bandage. Washington has to go to work now to drive up employment, increase productivity and reduce spending.
41% (387 votes)
Disaster. Without substantial cuts in entitlements and discretionary spending, our nation will careen into economic oblivion.
48% (447 votes)
Total votes: 933


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