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Cantor Debt Ceiling

#f*ckyouwashington: The Story of a Hashtag and a Movement

Jeff Jarvis | Posted 09.23.2011 | Media
Jeff Jarvis

I didn't intend this to be anything more than spouting off in 140 profane characters. It turns out that the people of Twitter taught me a lesson about the potential of a public armed with a Gutenberg press in every pocket, with its tools of publicness.

Sam Stein

Cantor Navigates Debt Ceiling Debate, Still In Search Of A Defining Policy Achievement | Sam Stein | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the debt ceiling talks have shifted from a grand bargain, to no bargain at all, to a fallback option granting the president authority...

Sam Stein

Senate Dems Eying End-Of-Week Consideration On Plan B Debt Ceiling Bill | Sam Stein | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic Senate leadership is preparing to introduce a compromise debt ceiling bill to the floor as early as the end of this week, in ...

Sam Stein

Harry Reid And Mitch McConnell Working On A 'Hybrid' Solution To Debt Standoff | Sam Stein | Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate's top two officials are working on what one aide called a "hybrid," fail-safe solution to the debt ceiling debate that could ...

GOP Leader's Role In Debt Ceiling Talks Sparks Criticism

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Testy lawmakers pointed fingers at one another and President Barack Obama on Thursday as negotiations over raising the national debt lim...

Will Cantor Blow Up the Economy?

Will Marshall | Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics
Will Marshall

In slapping away the President's outstretched hand, the GOP seems to be in the grip of not one but two mass delusions. The first is that Americans are groaning under crushing tax burdens. The second delusion is that failing to raise the debt ceiling might have no repercussions.

Sam Stein

Steny Hoyer Warns GOP: Don't Expect A Single Vote Without Revenues | Sam Stein | Posted 09.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic House leader in charge of counting votes on legislation to raise the nation's debt ceiling warned on Monday that he could...

Tyler Kingkade

Eric Cantor Praises Joe Biden On Debt Ceiling Talks | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor praised Vice President Joe Biden Monday for his handling of the debt limit talks, a positive sign for ...