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Dem. Congressmen: Get Rid Of Debt Ceiling

Democratic Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Hank Johnson (D-GA), and Jim Moran (D-VA) introduced legislation today that would eliminate the federal debt ceiling. A spokesman for Nadler said that the heated negotiations to raise the debt ceiling in August — which resulted in Standard & Poor’s downgrading the United States’ credit rating for the first time […]

September 14, 2011

Obama Shows His Gambling Streak in Debt-Ceiling Deal

Among the many misconceptions about Barack Obama is that he is cautious. In fact, it is hard to think of a modern president in recent times who has been more willing to take big risks, not because he is reckless, but because he is willing to suffer potential short-term setbacks to achieve a desired long-term […]

August 10, 2011