Sparks flew in talks to raise the debt celing one day after Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) introduced an unconventional plan to lift the nation's deficit limit. Tea Party favorite Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) threw cold water on the proposal during a morning show appearance while former House Speaker Newt Gingrich made critical remarks about the plan on the trail. A new poll out suggests concerns about the country's economy are on the rise.
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