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Dual crises: Shutdown, debt limit could merge

Democrats and Republicans regularly warn about the dire consequences of legislation they don't like. Often it's gloom-and-doom partisan hype. Read more »

Oct. 12, 2013


Lew warns of 'irrevocable damage' from default

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew warned Congress Thursday of "irrevocable damage" that an unprecedented federal default could cause, even as House GOP leaders considered a... Read more »

Oct. 10, 2013

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Obama to seek opening with GOP leaders on shutdown

President Barack Obama is hosting top House Republicans to seek an opening in an impasse that has shuttered much of the government and threatens a catastrophic federal... Read more »

Oct. 10, 2013


Con: Insurers made right move by playing big role in ACA's design

When given the chance to take part in the creation of the Affordable Care Act, America’s highly profitable health-insurance industry didn’t have to think... Read more »

Oct. 6, 2013


Democrats say it's time for GOP to unite, end shutdown

President Barack Obama decided to stay home from economic summits in Asia as Democrats stepped up pressure on congressional Republicans to rein in their tea party... Read more »

Oct. 4, 2013


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