Poll: Will the U.S. default on its debt?

On the edge of history

With just over one week remaining before the U.S. hits its debt ceiling and no resolution between Democrats and Republicans in sight, markets are growing increasingly jittery. Is this remarkable episode, variously described by some observers as a Tea Party “hostage-taking” or even “suicide bombing,” going to end in the unthinkable?

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