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10 American Billionaires’ Net Worth Will Exceed Cash On Hand For Gov’t If Debt Ceiling Not Raised

Ten of America’s billionaires net worth would be more than the cash the U.S. has on hand if Congress cannot reach a resolution to raise the debt ceiling.

10/16/2013

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Lawmaker Introducing Bill To Prevent Minting Of Trillion-Dollar Coins

There is no plan to mint trillion-dollar coins to pay the federal government’s debt, and Congressman Greg Walden wants to keep it that way.

01/07/2013

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Opinion: Grover Puts Himself Before Party And Country

Grover is the ultimate in single interest constituencies in Washington. He is not accountable to anybody. He does not disclose who funds him, who pays him to do what he does or how much he is paid to blackmail GOP Members of Congress to sign his pledge not to raise taxes.

11/21/2012

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