Government Executive - Authors - Jack M. Balkinhttp://www.govexec.comen-usMon, 10 Dec 2012 11:06:00 -0500How Obama Can Prevent Another Debt-Ceiling Crisis http://www.govexec.com/management/cutting-costs/2012/12/how-obama-can-prevent-another-debt-ceiling-crisis/60049/Some 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 -0500http://www.govexec.com/management/cutting-costs/2012/12/how-obama-can-prevent-another-debt-ceiling-crisis/60049/Management - 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 crisishttp://www.govexec.com/oversight/2012/07/not-so-happy-anniversary-debt-ceiling-crisis/57120/The 2012 election will decide the real political meaning of the showdown. Jack M. Balkin, The AtlanticTue, 31 Jul 2012 09:25:07 -0400http://www.govexec.com/oversight/2012/07/not-so-happy-anniversary-debt-ceiling-crisis/57120/OversightRep. John Boehner, R-OhioJacquelyn Martin/AP file photo