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I’m not a big Charlie Cook fan, and I think he’s deeply confused about economics in this post. But I feel like he definitely gets it right about the era we’re heading into. Over the course of history, Congress and the White House have seen highs and lows. Times that
The President is about to speak before the nation “on the status of the debt limit negotiations.” You can watch it live here. Earlier today, in a speech on the floor of the Senate, Harry Reid said he would introduce his version of a debt limit bill today, unable to
It’s not just that GDP growth for the second quarter came in under expectations, it’s that GDP for the first quarter was massively revised downward. The U.S. economy came perilously close to flat-lining in the first quarter and grew at a meager 1.3 percent annual rate in the April-June period
I made a big mistake yesterday. I was under the misapprehension that John Boehner could count. I humbly apologize. It won’t happen again. As it turns out, he could not count to 216, and has to set about finding a bill that will get him there. I’m not sure it
While we wait for John Boehner to emerge triumphant from the House cloak room carrying a baseball bat or to slink out of the chamber like Willy Loman, let’s go over the rest of the day: • Boehner considers how the rating agencies judge his bill to be “beyond my
It wouldn’t be John Boehner without some tears being shed, and that’s what happened yesterday. At a meeting of the House Republican freshmen and their leaders on Wednesday, there wasn’t a dry eye in the room — including the speaker’s. Representative Martha Roby of Alabama had just finished reading an