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    So About August 2 …It’s not important.
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    Obama, Boehner Use Prime-Time Addresses to Blame Each Other for EverythingThey interrupted real TV for this?
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    There Was a Bomb Scare at Anti-Tax Crusader Grover Norquist’s Office This MorningThe debt-ceiling brouhaha is officially past the civil phase.
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    The Democrats Have Lost Debt-Ceiling ChickenHarry Reid is offering a plan with all spending cuts, no tax revenues. But now Boehner wants something else.
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    John Boehner Pulls Out of Debt Talks With President ObamaUh oh.
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    As Expected, the Senate Voted Down the GOP’s ‘Cut, Cap, and Balance’ BillHarry Reid really hated that bill.
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    John Boehner Figures He Might As Well Try to Destroy Health-Care Reform TooBoehner is bringing the individual mandate into discussion over the debt ceiling.
  8. Democrats Furious About Debt Deal That May or May Not Be HappeningWill Obama drop his demand for tax increases?
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    Anti-Tax Zealot Grover Norquist Is Fine With Letting the Bush Tax Cuts Expire [Updated: No He Isn’t?]Huh. Did not expect that.
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    GOP’s Stubbornness Now Irritating Even Republican VotersReach a freaking deal already.
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    House Passes Conservative-Backed ‘Cut, Cap, and Balance’ BillIt’s expected to be killed shortly.
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    Gang of Six Debt Plan Manages to Both Raise and Lower TaxesGenius!
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    Is There Still a Chance for Meaningful Compromise on Debt Reduction?Obama backs the “Gang of Six”’ plan.
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    David Brooks Still Not Happy With the GOP“They believe they are Gods of the New Dawn.”
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    Bill Clinton Would Just Ignore the Debt CeilingHe’d “force the courts to stop” him.
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    Why the Balanced Budget Amendment Is Terrible, and Why Congress Is Voting on It AnywayHooray Congress!
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    America Really Impressed With How Everyone’s Handled the Debt CeilingPeople are disappointed in the GOP most of all.
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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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    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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    At Least Eric Cantor Is Being an Adult About ThisAnd by adult, we mean a duplicitous child.
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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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    It Looks Like We Can’t Just Ignore the Debt CeilingGeithner and Pelosi are not onboard.
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    Speaker Boehner Predicts ‘50-50 Chance’ of Reaching Debt Deal in Next 48 HoursSo exciting!
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    If America Defaults, David Brooks Blames the RepublicansBrooks can’t stand to watch the GOP these days.
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    The Debt-Ceiling Deadline Has Been Moved … CloserJuly 22, and not August 2, is the deadline, according to the White House.
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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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    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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    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?