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Whether the debt ceiling could be challenged in court

posted on October 11, 2013

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Neal Smith and Jim Leach question the legality of the federal debt limit and whether it could ultimately be challenged at the Supreme Court. Both agree it should be abolished. Smith mentions debt limit was added in 1962 AFTER he came to Congress.

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