Here’s Why the Constitution Won’t Allow Default

Oct. 9 (Bloomberg) -- Sean Wilentz, professor at Princeton University, puts the debt ceiling limit battle in historical context, explaining why it is unconstitutional for the government to not raise the debt ceiling and how it is President Barack Obama’s duty to take steps to avoid default. He speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg Surveillance.”

Russia to Target IS in Syria but Rift Over Assad Remains
45:56 - France and Russia agreed to coordinate strikes in Syria to increase the focus on jihadist militants, as French President Francois Hollande seeks to rally support against Islamic State before hosting world leaders in Paris next week. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s tentative nod toward cooperation with the anti-terror alliance sought by Hollande emerged after the two presidents met for almost three hours in Moscow on Thursday. That followed Hollande’s talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Barack Obama earlier this week in the wake of the Paris terror attacks.
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