What to know about the debt ceiling

Published: Oct 04 2013 11:28:57 AM EDT

The government shutdown may be making headlines, but the debt ceiling is an even bigger looming crisis.

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The government shutdown is making headlines, but an even bigger crisis looms over the nation's debt ceiling. Here's what you need to know about this complicated issue:

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