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House Debt Ceiling Deal

After the Debt Deal: Drifting Away on Lake Parable

Rick Horowitz | Posted 10.02.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

At first, we just thought they were waving. People take those little boats out on the water all the time -- they paddle around for a while, and then t...

Sam Stein

With Debt Ceiling Deal Done, Obama Makes A Plea To Focus On Jobs

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Speaking just minutes after the Senate passed legislation to raise the debt ceiling -- removing the last political hurdle for that bill'...

Which Three Democratic Senators?

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.01.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

In the new congressional joint committee, any plan will only require 7 votes out of 12 in order to move to Congress at large. Which means if one Democrat votes for a Republican plan, then that will be the committee's official plan.