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Entries by David Paul from 07/2011

Debt Ceiling Battle Offers House Republicans Untold Leverage

| Posted 07.17.2011 | Business

Both the President and Senate leaders believe that the fear of default should provide enough motivation to get something done. But so far, the House leadership is not biting.

At a Moment of Historic Opportunity, House Republicans Were Sold Down the River By Their Leadership

| Posted 07.31.2011 | Politics

As the denouement approaches, and a resolution to the debt crisis appears to be at hand, one has to ask how many of the participants continue to believe that a default on U.S. Treasury obligations was ever at risk.