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Senate Budget Deal Takes Shape, Facing Tough Odds To Avert Default
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: budget showdown, debt ceiling default, debt ceiling, congress, ethics, republicans, propaganda, dishonesty, usa, lies, media, news, politics )

Cal
- 190 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Whatever deal emerges from overnight negotiations in the Senate, Republican lawmakers said they weren't sure it could pass quickly enough in their chamber to avert a default -- or that it would ever see the light of day in the House.
Tell Congress to Stop Messing With Our Healthcare and Economy! ACTION - PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, Americans, healthcare, economy, debt ceiling, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, politics, republicans, government )

Carrie
- 211 days ago - action.momsrising.org
OMG! How badly do some in Congress want to stop healthcare reform from rolling out? So badly that on the eve of implementation they're ready to tank our nation's credit rating-- significantly damaging our economy-- by holding the debt limit hostage in an...
Boehner Tells Republicans He Won't Let the Nation Default
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Boehner, Hastert Rule, government shutdown, debt ceiling, GOP/TP, government, ethics, congress, economy )

Carrie
- 202 days ago - nytimes.com
One lawmaker, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said Mr. Boehner had indicated he would be willing to violate the so-called Hastert Rule if necessary to pass a debt-limit increase.
John Boehner: No Debt Ceiling Hike Without Spending Cuts (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, corruption, ethics, Boehner, debt ceiling, government, republicans, politics, americans, dishonesty, economy )

Carrie
- 274 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Tuesday that the House would not vote to raise the debt ceiling without spending cuts, setting up a potential fight with President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats.
House Republicans Make Their Regularly Scheduled Threat To Destroy The Global Economy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, debt ceiling, dishonesty, lies, ethics, congress, corruption, economy, government, politics, americans )

Carrie
- 88 days ago - nationalmemo.com
House Republicans will huddle at their annual retreat next week to decide what will they demand in exchange for raising the debt ceiling.
Seriously? Scoring Zero
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, jobs, congress, debt ceiling, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, economy, republicans, politics, propaganda, government )

Carrie
- 237 days ago - aflcio.org
The current tracking of Congress' popularity shows that only 15% of Americans approve of the job Congress is doing. Now, House Speaker John Boehner struck another tone deaf moment at a political fundraiser in Idaho when he warned that when Congress...
House Republicans Considering Tying Keystone Pipeline Approval To Debt Ceiling Hike
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Keystone pipeline, congress, republicans, debt ceiling, ethics, corruption, dishonesty, government, politics, news )

Carrie
- 216 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
House Republican leadership is considering tying the approval of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline to any legislation to raise the nation's debt ceiling, GOP aides confirmed to The Huffington Post on Wednesday.
Poll: Shutting Down Government Over Obamacare Really, Really Unpopular - TEXT and PETITION - PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Obamacare, debt ceiling, government shutdown, congress, ethics, government, politics, news )

Carrie
- 210 days ago - dailykos.com
Once again, the American people have spoken. Defunding Obamacare is not what they want. But even the minority who does want it think shutting down government or defaulting on the national debt to do so is a bad idea.
   

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