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Debt Ceiling Grand Bargain

Dave Jamieson

Dem Stands By Threat To Go 'Over' Fiscal Cliff | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With legislators focused on looming cuts to defense spending and entitlement programs, Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) told a gathering of p...

Time for the Real Barack Obama to Stand Up

Leighton Woodhouse | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics
Leighton Woodhouse

One of the important things we may learn during the lame duck session as the White House hammers out a deal with Republicans on the fiscal slope is an answer to the vexing if tiresome question of what "really" motivates President Barack Obama's policies.

Obama Called Steaming Mad Over Failure

AP | Posted 11.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is acknowledging he was angry with House Republicans last year when a supposed "grand bargain" budget agreem...

Obama Vs. Obama, Part 2: Of 'Grand Bargains' and Lost Hope

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.28.2012 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

In negotiating with John Boehner, why did the Obama administration prioritize debt reduction? Millions did what Obama asked in 2008 and voted their hopes, but how many were hoping for the Grand Bargain we really got?

Debt Ceiling Battle Could Come At A Price For Obama, Boehner

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 09.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The fight over the debt ceiling has turned into a dramatic leadership test for President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehne...

White House Still Pushing For 'Big' Debt Ceiling Deal

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 09.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The next step in the weeks-long saga over how to increase the government's borrowing cap is to let House tea party forces try it th...

Latest Republican Plan Could Lead To Debt Ceiling Compromise

Posted 09.16.2011 | Politics

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON -- The latest Republican plan to avert a looming U.S. default is a fierce statement of conservative principles that...