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Eric Cantor Debt Ceiling Talks

Banana Republicans

Brent Budowsky | Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

If the deficit talks collapse and the house of cards falls, the biggest losers will be Republicans, who almost certainly will lose control of the House.

The War at Home

Steven Weber | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics
Steven Weber

The sheer genius of wresting reality from the nation's senses is, if nothing else, an indication that the once boasted-about American spirit of innovation and enterprise is at least alive, if not the slightest bit well.

Lawmakers Visit White House For Debt Ceiling Talks

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 09.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Under an urgent deadline, President Barack Obama and congressional negotiators set their sights on the nation's tax system and cher...

Republicans Bail On Debt Ceiling Talks, Blame Democrats

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 08.23.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Struggling to break a perilous deadlock, President Barack Obama took direct control Friday of national debt-limit negotiations with...

Jon Kyl Pulls Out Of Debt Ceiling Negotiations Following Eric Cantor's Exit

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 08.23.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republicans pulled out of debt-reduction talks led by Vice President Joe Biden with a flourish on Thursday, blaming Democrats for d...

Elyse Siegel

House GOP Leader Pulls Out Of Debt Ceiling Talks | Elyse Siegel | Posted 08.23.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor pulled out of bipartisan negotiations to raise the nation's debt limit Thursday, and the Senate Republ...