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Republican Debt Ceiling

Jason Linkins

What Do Republican Voters Want On The Debt Ceiling? Apocalypse Now! | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.19.2013 | Politics

Perhaps the scariest thing we have going on in this American life is how the issue of "raising the debt ceiling" -- which must be done from time to ti...

The GOP Crackup: How Obama Is Unraveling Reagan Republicanism

Robert Reich | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics
Robert Reich

Soon after President Obama's second inaugural address, John Boehner said the White House would try "to annihilate the Republican Party" and "shove us into the dustbin of history." Actually, the GOP is doing a pretty good job annihilating itself.

Is Republican Posturing Over the Debt Ceiling Increasing Our National Debt?

Patrick Sharma | Posted 09.24.2011 | Politics
Patrick Sharma

With our economy stagnating, the federal government should capitalize on this situation by borrowing more -- not less -- over the coming years. Far from costing us money, greater government spending will help jumpstart the economy.

Paul Krugman: The Republican Party Has 'Gone Insane'

The New York Times | Paul Krugman | Posted 09.14.2011 | Business

There aren’t many positive aspects to the looming possibility of a U.S. debt default. But there has been, I have to admit, an element of comic relie...