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  •  What makes you think Boehner... (2+ / 0-)
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    Gary Norton, MichaelNY

    ...can find a majority of the majority? Default is stupid, but too many on the right think voting to raise the ceiling "won't play in Peoria" or wherever they are from. They'll take their chances with a broken economy.

    Pelosi knows this and so do the Democrats she leads. She'll have to cough up nearly all the votes to avoid default.

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