Government Executive - Authors - Jack M. Balkinhttp://www.govexec.comen-usMon, 10 Dec 2012 11:06:00 -0500How Obama Can Prevent Another Debt-Ceiling Crisis Democrats want the president to raise it by himself. But the 14th amendment offers him a much better strategy. Jack M. BalkinMon, 10 Dec 2012 11:06:00 -0500 - Cutting CostsNov. 16, 2012, file photo, Obama and Boehner in the Roosevelt Room. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)The not-so-happy anniversary of the debt-ceiling crisis 2012 election will decide the real political meaning of the showdown. Jack M. Balkin, The AtlanticTue, 31 Jul 2012 09:25:07 -0400 John Boehner, R-OhioJacquelyn Martin/AP file photo