Nancy Pelosi thinks the President can raise the limit himself given the circumstances that the US is in now.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/25/nancy-pelosi-14th-amendment-debt_n_3991148.html http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/25/nancy-pelosi-14th-amendment-debt_n_3991148.html But it appears that Obama will not take this road to fix the problem. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: An argument can be made that the Tea Party instigators of the crisis are in violation of the 14th Amendment and are betraying the Constitution. As such, Congress may have to pass another law to prevent the tactics being employed by the Tea Party members from being used again in the future. http://finance.fortune.cnn.com/2013/10/07/why-the-14th-amendment-matters-in-the-debt-ceiling-crisis/ http://finance.fortune.cnn.com/2013/10/07/why-the-14th-amendment-matters-in-the-debt-ceiling-crisis/