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Debt Ceiling Gop

GOP Drops Bedrock Principle In Debt Fight

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was once the backbone of the House Republican majority — the hard-line stand that brought President Barack Obama to the negot...

Sabrina Siddiqui

House GOP Abandons Plans To Tie Debt Ceiling To Keystone, Obamacare 'Insurance Bailout'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are abandoning plans to link a debt ceiling increase to the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline or a repeal of the ri...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Senate Republicans May Control Fate Of Debt Ceiling

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The focus of the forthcoming debt ceiling standoff is squarely on House Republican leadership, which is still deciding what type of legi...

Of Debt Ceiling Debates, Non-Denial Denials and Non-Default Defaults

Adam Levin | Posted 10.04.2011 | Politics
Adam Levin

Although there wasn't a default in terms of America's payments, there was a gaping, unprecedented, and embarrassing default in our political process, Democratic philosophy, and the social contract of the United States.