debt ceiling debate http://kplu.org en Sen. Murray selected to deficit committee, criticism follows http://kplu.org/post/sen-murray-selected-deficit-committee-criticism-follows <p>Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has named Democrat Patty Murray of Washington to co-chair a powerful &quot;super committee&quot; charged with finding more than $1 trillion in deficit cuts this fall.</p><p>The choice immediately drew cries of disbelief from conservatives.</p><p> Wed, 10 Aug 2011 16:18:57 +0000 Tom Banse 2291 at http://kplu.org Sen. Murray selected to deficit committee, criticism follows Impact of debt ceiling debate? UW, cities could be downgraded http://kplu.org/post/impact-debt-ceiling-debate-uw-cities-could-be-downgraded <p>University of Washington, the City of Seattle and King County all face possible credit rating downgrades because of the federal government stalemate over raising the national debt ceiling.</p><p> Thu, 28 Jul 2011 21:02:08 +0000 The Associated Press 2202 at http://kplu.org Impact of debt ceiling debate? UW, cities could be downgraded