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Why Obama Has Already Won the Debt-Limit Fight

July 15 (Bloomberg) — I get the feeling that it’s all over but the shouting. We may look back and say that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s convoluted parliamentary “backup plan” marked the effective end of the 2011 debt-ceiling crisis. The winner? President Barack Obama. Sure, an agreement this month on reducing the deficit would […]

July 15, 2011