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House GOP Unveils Bill To Counter Senate Debt Plan

House GOP leaders moved Tuesday to counter an emerging Senate plan to reopen the government and forestall an economy-rattling default on U.S. obligations.

10/15/2013

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: GOP A Party Without A Plan

With one month to go before we reach the fiscal cliff, Republicans are going to have to figure out how to do something serious for a change instead of grandstanding and avoiding specifics.

11/30/2012

U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Fourteenth Amendment Solution

Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.

11/29/2012

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Debt-Limit Bill Passes, Obama Signs Legislation To Avert Default

The Senate emphatically passed emergency legislation Tuesday to avoid a first-ever government default, rushing the legislation to President Barack Obama for his signature just hours before the deadline. The vote was 74-26.

08/02/2011

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Maryland Completes $512.4M Bond Sale

Maryland completed its effort to borrow $512.4 million Wednesday by selling general obligation bonds, getting a good response from investors despite the financial uncertainty churning around the debt limit debate in Washington.

07/27/2011

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Obama Makes Debt Case At College Park Town Hall

The president held a town hall meeting Friday morning at the University of Maryland College Park.

07/22/2011

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Debt Debate Reverberates In State Governments

As President Barack Obama and congressional leaders struggle to reach a debt-limit deal, state governments are bracing for the impact of a threatened Aug. 2 federal government default on their economies and budgets.

07/22/2011

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