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The President’s address this morning wasn’t entirely useful, though he did lay out the compromise that everyone expects to get out of this unless John Boehner just lights himself on fire on the House floor while yelling “Wolverine!” He basically outlined the Reid plan, with Mitch McConnell’s resolution of disapproval
Austan Goolsbee of the Council of Economic Advisers responds to today’s horrendous GDP numbers. The downward revision in the first quarter to 0.4 percent further reflects the slowdown of economic growth due to substantial headwinds faced in the first half of this year. Additionally, the annual revision to GDP showed
The amendment for the Boehner bill, which yokes a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution to the passage of a second round of debt limit increase, is available here. It’s just a page long – the BBA is the only change. The Pell grant stuff was just grumbling. This is
The President will announce a deal on fuel economy standards for cars and light trucks today, boosting the average fuel economy to 54.5 MPG by 2025. The agreement would require U.S. vehicle fleets to average 54.5 miles per gallon or 163 grams per mile of carbon dioxide equivalent by 2025,
Just to step away from the debtpocalypse for a second, did anyone notice that the Libyan rebel commander has been assassinated? The Libyan rebels’ top military commander was assassinated Thursday after being summoned from the front lines for questioning by rebel leaders. Abdel Fattah Younes, 67, a former Muammar Gadhafi
This is pretty incredible. After calling his debt limit plan the result of a bipartisan compromise, House Speaker John Boehner plans to alter the bill by turning it back into the Cut, Cap and Balance Act. Boehner could not secure the votes for passage on his plan last night. There