Tag Archives: debt ceiling debate

Huh. The far right hates the debt ceiling deal, too

The media is focusing on liberal outrage over the debt ceiling deal. But you know what? Tea partiers hate it, too.

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New polls show tea party, rest of nation, in different worlds

A new poll shows tea party no longer lives in the same reality as everyone else.

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Florida follies: Rick Scott’s default fail, A.G. fires attorneys who went after bad banks, second coming of Crist?

Rick Scott, the deeply unpopular Florida governor, takes a “what, me worry?” approach to the debt ceiling crisis in Washington …

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Quinnipiac poll: Americans siding with Obama on deficit fix, president’s demographics unchanged

A new Quinnipiac poll has bad news for Republicans, and emoprogs.

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Obama plays the seniors card, says Social Security checks may not be in the mail without debt hike

For a guy who doesn’t seem to relish using the bully pulpit, and who often appears to prefer compromise to confrontation, President Barack Obama is playing an awful lot of hardball lately.

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