Debt debate cheat sheet
Billboard featuring U.S. debt clock on July 11, 2011.
July 16th, 2011
10:06 AM ET
3 years ago

Debt debate cheat sheet

Washington (CNN) - Here it is - a cheat sheet to the talks over the national debt. These are the plans on the table, simplified and put in terms a human being can understand:

Key figures

$14.29 trillion - current debt limit. That's also nearly the value of the European Union's gross domestic product - or everything produced in the EU - last year.

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Filed under: Congress • Debt • Deficit
President Obama advocates a balanced approach, Sen. Hatch, a balanced budget amendment
July 16th, 2011
09:53 AM ET
3 years ago

President Obama advocates a balanced approach, Sen. Hatch, a balanced budget amendment

(CNN)-President Barack Obama and Sen. Orrin Hatch rallied for balance during the weekly addresses Saturday, but differed on the types of balance necessary.

As Obama advocated for a balanced approach to resolve the deficit, Hatch urged the need for a balanced budget amendment.
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Filed under: Debt • Deficit • GOP weekly address • Orrin Hatch • President Obama
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