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  1. important ceilings
    John Boehner Posts Desperate Debt-Ceiling Craigslist AdCan’t believe it’s come to this. 
  2. important ceilings
    The 8 Most Plausible Ways a Debt-Ceiling Catastrophe Could Be AvertedThe eight most plausible ways. 
  3. important ceilings
    GOP Suspends Debt Ceiling for Three Months, Gets Pretty Much Nothing in ReturnChuck Schumer is gloating.
  4. important ceilings
    Obama Voted Against Raising Debt Ceiling — So?Can we stop bringing this up?
  5. debt ceiling hostage crisis
    Treasury Dismisses Trillion-Dollar Platinum Coin SolutionThe party’s over.
  6. important ceilings
    Did Timothy Geithner Mention We’re Hitting the Debt Ceiling in Five Days?We’re hitting the debt ceiling in five days.
  7. important ceilings
    Debt-Ceiling Showdown Part II Is ComingStarring House Speaker John Boehner.
  8. important ceilings
    Americans Remain Traumatized by the Debt-Ceiling CrisisAll that bickering wasn’t very confidence-inspiring.
  9. the oracle of omaha
    Watch Warren Buffett Describe the Debt Talks As a Giant Game of Chicken Played by Insane People“Boehner didn’t throw out the steering wheel, but a group behind him said ‘Throw out the steering wheel, Mr. Speaker.’”
  10. finance
    Government Expects Standard & Poor’s to Downgrade Its AAA Bond RatingHappy Friday?
  11. house of pain
    Americans Disapprove of Congress in Record NumbersThey’re also getting sick of the tea party.
  12. video
    Frank Rich on Martin Bashir: The Next President Will Have Had Nothing to Do With the ‘Nightmare’ Debt DealSo, Mitt Romney?
  13. bons mots
    Mitch McConnell Admits That Hostage-Taking Is Exactly What the GOP DidDon’t call them terrorists though.
  14. video
    Sixth-Graders Explain How the Debt Deal Went DownThis is how our youth are learning about democracy in action.
  15. important ceilings
    The Stock Market Tanked Today AnywayTurns out the economy is still terrible.
  16. politics
    Why Would Anyone Question the Maturity of Congress?In D.C., someone’s always a cheer captain, someone else is always on the bleachers.
  17. important ceilings
    Our Long Debt-Ceiling Nightmare Is OverThe Senate overwhelmingly passed the debt-ceiling bill this afternoon.
  18. important ceilings
    How Much, Exactly, Did the Tea Party ‘Compromise’?We’re going to keep writing about the debt deal. Sorry.
  19. gaffes
    GOP Piles on Biden for Using the T-wordRand Paul: “Prefer to be thought of as a freedom fighter.”
  20. important ceilings
    House Passes Debt-Ceiling Deal 269-161 [Update]One Satan sandwich and a very, very strong cocktail, please.
  21. important ceilings
    Paul Krugman Is Coping With the Debt Deal Like Teenagers Cope With a BreakupThere will be other debt deals, Paul. They will probably break your heart, too, though.
  22. important ceilings
    Joe Biden Shows Off His Famous Tact in the Tense Hours Before Debt-Ceiling VoteHe says that tea partiers in Congress have acted like “terrorists.”
  23. video
    John Heilemann on Morning Joe: Finally, a Debt DealDid Obama cave?
  24. important ceilings
    By President Obama’s Own Standard, This Is a Bad CompromiseObama outlined his definition of a “good compromise” in 2004. This clearly isn’t one of them.
  25. hell
    July Was the Warmest Month Ever in Washington, D.C.Serves ‘em right?
  26. important ceilings
    Obama, GOP Leaders Reach Debt-Ceiling Deal [Update]Mr. President didn’t look too happy about it.
  27. important ceilings
    Senate Blocks Reid’s BillOf course.
  28. important ceilings
    Meet Mitch McConnell, Newest Star of the Debt CrisisIs this his moment?
  29. important ceilings
    Congress and White House Think Debt Deal Is Near“We had a very good day yesterday.”
  30. important ceilings
    Harry Reid: Republicans Have Until Midnight to Approve His Debt Plan [Updated]If you need to borrow money, America, do it before Tuesday.
  31. important ceilings
    Senate Kills Boehner’s Debt Bill, Vocal Cords“PUT SOMETHING ON THE TABLE,” the impassioned Speaker begged.
  32. important ceilings
    Boehner Bill Now Even More Dead in the SenateHe tweaked it to get more GOP votes by adding a Balanced Budget Amendment provision.
  33. important ceilings
    Congress: The Worst Spectator Sport EverThese down-to-the-wire legislative battles are horrible, ulcer-inducing events.
  34. bons mots
    Tell Us What You Really Think, Bruce Bartlett“I think a good chunk of the Republican caucus is either stupid, crazy, ignorant or craven cowards.”
  35. important ceilings
    Obama Has Been Waiting All Week to Use This LineThe rest of us have been waiting all week for … something else.
  36. important ceilings
    There Are Some Potentially Serious Consequences to the Extended Debt DebateIt’s not a political story till we figure out what it means for long-shot presidential candidates.
  37. important ceilings
    Boehner Seems to Be Failing the Leadership Test Posed by the Debt TalksBut everyone is, really.
  38. raging boehner
    No Vote Tonight for Boehner’s Debt PlanIt’s still not over.
  39. important ceilings
    Sharron Angle Defends Tea Party’s Similarities to Hobbits“As in the fable, it is the hobbits who are the heroes and save the land.”
  40. important ceilings
    Highly Anticipated Vote on Doomed Bill DelayedBoehner bill didn’t have the votes in time.
  41. raging boehner
    John Boehner Cried YesterdayWhat took him so long?
  42. important ceilings
    Could We Solve the Debt-Ceiling Crisis With Trillion-Dollar Coins?A venerated law professor seems to sincerely suggest that we can.
  43. important ceilings
    This Whole Debt-Ceiling Debacle Has Been Very Good for Politicians’ Bottom LinesIf not the country’s.
  44. bachmann ambition overdrive
    Michele Bachmann Has No Understanding of the Fourteenth Amendment ArgumentObama would have the power to unilaterally collect taxes? WHAT ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT?
  45. important ceilings
    CBO Says Revised Boehner Plan Cuts More Than $900 BillionThe House will vote on it tomorrow.
  46. important ceilings
    Al Franken Is Getting Started on His ‘Welcome Terrorists’ SignIf the debt ceiling isn’t raised, they’ll be free to enter the country whenever they want. There will be no counter-terrorism agents or border security.
  47. important ceilings
    John McCain Tells New Senators to Get Off His LawnHe calls the demands of some tea partiers “bizarre” and “foolish.”
  48. important ceilings
    Sarah Palin Nearly Makes a Solid Point About the Debt CeilingNearly! But actually really wrong.
  49. important ceilings
    Economists Expect U.S. Credit to Be Downgraded No Matter What Happens With the Debt CeilingWell done, Congress. Well done.
  50. important ceilings
    There’s No Whining in Debt Ceiling BallSorry.
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