Peering Into The Abyss

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Indications coming from House Republicans are that they may pause before leaping over the edge and agree to raise the debt ceiling for a few weeks. The White House has indicated it will accept a short-term, no-strings-attached debt ceiling increase, but it’s also getting in another shot at Republicans for going so far down this road. Even Michele Bachmann is now calling default “foolish.”

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David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.
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