The Accidental Power Play?

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It’s looking less likely now that the Obama administration’s announcement today that it would raise the debt ceiling this week was a power play to prevent Congress from voting to disapprove the move (Congress is in recess beyond the 15 days it has by law to register its disapproval). Folks on the Hill have been scrambling since this morning’s announcement. Brian Beutler has been trying to track down what happened.

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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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