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Alan Simpson Touts A 'Cialis Solution'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics

Former GOP senator and renowned champion of austerity Alan Simpson has turned to a popular erectile dysfunction pill to craft his latest metaphor on t...

Elise Foley

UPDATE: Boehner Debt Bill Passes House, Dies In Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 09.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives passed a bill on Friday to raise the debt ceiling and cut $22 billion from next year's spending. Passed as ...

Elise Foley

Take Three: Boehner Plan Will Go For A Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 09.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans will hold a vote Friday on a revised plan to raise the debt ceiling and cut spending by $22 billion next year, Majorit...

Sam Stein

McConnell-Reid Debt Deal Close To Being Scrapped, Larger Package In Reach

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The fail-safe debt ceiling plan crafted by the Senate's top two leaders, Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), is close to be...

Elise Foley

Chamber Urges Congress To Raise Debt Ceiling Now, Cut Spending Later

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 07.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Chamber of Commerce sent a letter to Congress on Friday urging legislators to quickly raise the debt ceiling, while also warning of ...

GANG OF SIX: Bipartisan Senate Group Seeks Debt-Reduction Plan

nytimes.com | JACKIE CALMES | Posted 06.16.2011 | Politics

Days after President Obama called for forming a bipartisan group in Congress to begin negotiating a $4 trillion debt-reduction package, the parties ha...