COMMITTEE on WAYS and MEANS

Chairman Dave Camp

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Camp Announces Hearing on the Debt Limit
1100 Longworth House Office Building at 1:30 PM

Jan 22, 2013

Focus Of The Hearing:
This hearing will examine the history of the debt limit, how past Congresses and Presidents have negotiated and raised the limit, and whether the Constitution provides options to the Executive Branch when the debt limit is reached. 

Hearing Advisory:
Camp Announces Hearing on the Debt Limit

Witness List:

Mr. Lee Casey
Partner, Baker Hostetler
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Mr. G. William Hoagland
Senior Vice President, the Bipartisan Policy Center
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Mr. J.D. Foster
Norman B. Ture Senior Fellow in the Economics of Fiscal Policy, The Heritage Foundation
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Mr. Simon Johnson, Ph.D.
Ronald A. Kurtz Professor of Entrepreneurship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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