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Missouri GOP Rep. Says Federal Student Loans Gave America ‘Stage Three Cancer Of Socialism’

Under pressure from President Obama and Senate Democrats, House Republicans unveiled their plan to prevent a scheduled hike in interest rates on federal student loans Wednesday, but they probably won’t be counting on the support of Missouri Rep. Todd Akin (R). At a debate over the weekend, Akin, who is running for Senate, said involving [...]
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Obama Says House Republicans are Wasting Time

Politics / US Politics : Taegan Goddard's Political Wire (3 years ago)

President Obama, "warning that time is running out to lift the federal debt ceiling, said Friday that a House GOP plan has 'no chance of becoming law,' and he urged Senate Democrats and Republicans to come together on a "bipartisan ... Read Post

GOP Senator Bob Corker: Multiple debt ceiling hikes could fuel economic uncertainty

Politics / US Politics : The Plum Line (3 years ago)

This seems signfiicant: GOP Senator Bob Corker said on MSNBC just now that hiking the debt ceiling in stages — as the House GOP plan calls for — could fuel economic uncertainty, lending support to a key Democratic argument against t... Read Post

Senate Democrats plan to use GOP agenda in '12

Politics / US Politics : First Read (3 years ago)

From NBC’s Domenico Montanaro A day after President Obama gave a withering speech that eviscerated House Republicans' budget proposal, Democrats said they would use the GOP agenda to help them hold the Senate. “The foil of this elec... Read Post

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