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Entries by Zach Carter from 07/2011

GOP: Constitutional Debt Ban Is Price Of Debt Ceiling Hike

Posted 07.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Archconservative Rep. Jim Jordan (R-S.C.) on Sunday dismissed warnings from financial professionals that failing to raise the debt ceili...

McConnell Plan For Debt Ceiling May Be Final Answer, Insiders Say

Posted 07.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A key liberal insider and Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) indicated on Sunday that the final debt ceiling deal will likely resemble something aki...

GOP Struggles To Please Business Allies Without Giving Obama Win On Trade Deals

Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics

This piece is the first in a three-part collaboration with The Dylan Ratigan Show focused on trade issues, called Trading Our Future. WASHINGTON --...

Business Roundtable Celebrates Strengthened GOP Support On Trade Deals

Posted 07.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group of top CEOs celebrated Friday as a group of 12 Republican senators sent a letter to President Barack Obama announcing support fo...

Small Businesses Demand Debt Deal Address Corporate Tax Dodging

Posted 07.27.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- As political leaders push to reduce the nation's deficit with dramatic spending cuts, small business owners are asking Washington to low...