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Debt Ceiling Agreement

Sen. Tom Coburn Takes Grover Norquist To Task For Anti-Tax Oath

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics

Anti-tax zealot Grover Norquist provided a fresh rebuttal to an old critic Monday, accusing Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) of standing "alone" in his claim...

This Summer of Our Discontent Emboldens Activists Nationwide

Pearl Korn | Posted 10.03.2011 | Politics
Pearl Korn

Those lazy, hazy summer days of relaxing and thinking about traveling to far-off destinations is but a distant memory this year as we have been shocked back to brutal reality by the theatre of the absurd being played out in the debt ceiling fight in our nation's capitol.

Limbaugh Rails Against Obama Deal

Posted 10.02.2011 | Media

Rush Limbaugh called President Obama a "jackass" on his radio show on Tuesday in response to the debt ceiling agreement reached in Washington. Lim...

Why the Deficit Deal May Pass -- But Can't Stand

Carl Pope | Posted 10.01.2011 | Politics
Carl Pope

So we won't default -- unless the extremist Tea Party gets its way. But we don't have a long-range fiscal plan, either, whatever the press releases say. Since the plan on the table is horrendous, that's a good thing.

Debt Ceiling? What Debt Ceiling?

Steven Van Zandt | Posted 10.01.2011 | Media
Steven Van Zandt

When people are looking for a place to point the finger after this disaster or near disaster they should look no further than the Media. When did their job become spewing out contradictory information 24/7?

LIVE UPDATES: Debt Ceiling Deal Reached

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and Republican congressional leaders reached historic agreement Sunday night on a compromise to permit vital U.S...