The Bipartisan Policy Center estimates the U.S. government could default on its debt as soon as...

|By:, SA News Editor

The Bipartisan Policy Center estimates the U.S. government could default on its debt as soon as Feb. 15, two weeks earlier than expected - meaning politics could take center stage again sooner than we were hearing last week. “It will be difficult for Treasury to get beyond the March 1 date in our judgment,” the center’s senior director of economic policy Steve Bell tells the Washington Post.