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Debt Ceiling

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    Obama Still Retains the Capacity to Hope, for Some Reason“I always have hope; don’t you remember my campaign?”
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    John Heilemann on Morning Joe: Will Debt Votes Hurt Dems?Possibly, if they have to vote to raise the debt limit three times in the next year.
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    John McCain Would Neeeever Play Politics With the Debt CeilingEven though he has.
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    John Heilemann on Morning Joe: Debt Talks Get TenseThe panel discusses last night’s he-said-he-said.
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    John Boehner Will Eat His Peas If Obama Stops Acting Like Melted Jell-OWhat the hell is going on?
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    Republican Who Is Willing to Compromise Discovered in Underground TunnelSouth Carolina’s Lindsey Graham thinks closing tax loopholes would be a fine idea.
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    Obama’s Proposed Deficit-Reduction Plan Could Take More Than $1 Billion a Year From New York’s Teaching HospitalsAnd some of our biggest ones are already operating on the edge.
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    Mitch McConnell Doesn’t Care About Debt Reduction [Updated With Conservative Reactions]His debt-ceiling contingency plan basically gives Obama the power to raise the ceiling with no cuts at all.
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    President Obama Trying to Rile Up Old PeopleHe warns that there may be no money for Social Security checks if the debt ceiling isn’t raised.
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    Why We Don’t Have a Debt-Ceiling Deal, in Graph FormDemocrats want their congressmen to compromise. Republicans don’t.
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    John Heilemann on Morning Joe: John Boehner Is Barely Speaker of the House NowEric Cantor is taking over.
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    With Debt Talks Stalled, What Happens Now?Good question, headline!
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    Boehner Drops White House Debt TalksPushing for smaller $2 trillion deficit-reduction plan.
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    It Looks Like We Can’t Just Ignore the Debt CeilingGeithner and Pelosi are not onboard.
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    Will Pelosi Be Central to a Debt Deal?Boehner might want to start researching chocolatiers.
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    Obama Puts Social Security and Medicare Cuts on the TableNo more sacred cows in the budget deal.
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    Senate Will Table Resolution Authorizing Libyan Intervention in Favor of More Debt-Ceiling TalksAmerica would probably prefer it take up the Casey Anthony verdict, though.
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    Inside the Boehner/McConnell BromanceThe Speaker of the House and the Senate Minority Leader have an “unusual bond,” the New York Times tells us today. Paging Apatow!
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    Tim Geithner Is Just As Sick of All This Debt-Limit Discussion As We AreHe’s reportedly told the White House he might step down as soon as an agreement on raising the debt ceiling is reached.
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    Eric Cantor Quits Debt Talks Over ‘Impasse’ He Doesn’t Want to Help Solve [Updated]Why he’s throwing John Boehner under the bus.
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    Joe Biden Predicts a Deal on the Debt Ceiling Before July 4So if there’s no deal by July 4, we can all start freaking out.
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    Moody’s to Congress: No, Seriously, Raise the Debt CeilingOr we’ll lower your credit rating!
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    Tim Geithner to Pay Lip Service to GOP House Freshmen TodayBecause feelings matter.
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    Bill to Raise the Debt Ceiling FailsAs expected.
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    Why the Democrats Will Vote Against Raising the Debt Ceiling TonightIt’s all a big game.
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    Bill Clinton Was Not the Best Democrat TodayHe’s pals with Paul Ryan now.
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    American Public Thinks It Understands the Debt CeilingBut it does not.
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    That Thud You’re About to Hear Is the U.S. Hitting the Debt CeilingNot to worry, Geithner is tapping U.S. pension funds.
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    A Real Hostage Negotiator’s Advice for President ObamaA veteran NYPD hostage negotiator on how to handle alleged GOP hostage-taking.
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    The News Tim Geithner Thought You’d Be Too Distracted to NoticeNice try, Geithner.
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    America Is Cool With Another Economic CatastropheWhat can Congress do to make people support raising the debt ceiling?