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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 )

CarrieSIC
- 306 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.
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
- 408 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.
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 )

CarrieSIC
- 420 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.
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 )

CarrieSIC
- 427 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.
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 )

CarrieSIC
- 429 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...
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 )

CarrieSIC
- 434 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.
Seriously? Scoring Zero
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, jobs, congress, debt ceiling, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, economy, republicans, politics, propaganda, government )

CarrieSIC
- 455 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...
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 )

CarrieSIC
- 492 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.
Republicans Back Down on the Debt Ceiling: What's Next?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: debt ceiling, budget talks, republicans, obama, government, ethics, democrats, congress, u.s., news, politics )

Cal
- 677 days ago - theweek.com
The GOP makes a hasty retreat, but the budget negotiations are far from over
Obama Reiterates He Won't Compromise Over Debt Ceiling, Calls For Closing Tax Loopholes For The Rich
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Debt ceiling, tax loopholes, higher revenue, congress, ethics, economy, republicans, politics )

CarrieSIC
- 688 days ago - thinkprogress.org
In a his weekly address from Hawaii, President Obama reiterated that he will not negotiate with Republicans over raising the nation's debt ceiling and said that any future efforts to reduce the deficit must include a combination of higher revenues and ...
GOP Dissension Over Debt-Ceiling Strategy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: debt ceiling, republicans, democrats, government, propaganda, media, americans, economy )

CarrieSIC
- 690 days ago - washingtonpost.com
In an appearance Friday on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," former House speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) came out against the strategy of waging a showdown over the debt ceiling, calling the move a "dead loser" for the GOP.
Obama Urges Action On Debt Ceiling
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, americans, Obama, debt ceiling, republicans, economy )

CarrieSIC
- 690 days ago - nationalmemo.com
Obama said he is willing to consider more spending cuts and tax increases to reduce the deficit. But he said he "will not compromise" over his insistence that Congress lift the federal debt ceiling.
The 'Debt Limit': Time to End 95 Years of False Labeling
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: debt ceiling, republicans, democrats, government, propaganda, media, americans, economy )

CarrieSIC
- 712 days ago - americanprogress.org
Congress and the White House have struggled over what has wrongly been called the "debt limit" since 1917, when a cap on the Treasury Department's borrowing authority was inserted into legislation permitting "Liberty Bonds" to be sold.
Congressional Republican Approval Has Plummeted 21 Points Since January
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, republicans, medicare, debt ceiling, economy, politics, news, socialsecurity, abuse, americans, government, ethics, dishonesty )

CarrieSIC
- 1204 days ago - politicususa.com
The PPP/Kos/SEIU poll found that approval of Congressional Republicans has fallen to 25%. After the way they handled the debt ceiling, disapproval of the Republican Congress has jumped to 65%. Congressional Republicans took office in January...
Keith Olbermann's Debt Ceiling Special Comment: 'Our Government Has Now Given Up The Concept Of Right And Wrong'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Keith Olbermann, debt ceiling, protest, deals, hypocracy )

Dandelion
- 1213 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Keith Olbermann said the public "must find again the energy and the purpose of the 1960's and early 1970's and we must protest this deal and all the goddamn deals to come, in the streets." VIDEO and transcript.
 

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