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View Diary: Gingrich says Republicans will 'cave' on their 'dead loser' debt limit bluff (177 comments)

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  •  They don't really need the debt ceiling (3+ / 0-)
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    MPociask, Beetwasher, VClib

    they have the expiration of the Continuing Resolution on March 27.  That just shuts down the government --  it doesn't hurt global markets.  

    •  And sequestration (4+ / 0-)
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      mightymouse, CrissieP, SilentBrook, VClib

      Which was only delayed two months.  

      I think the President is probably serious about not wanting to negotiate about the debt ceiling (which doesn't mean he won't give something for it - I wouldn't be surprised by a minor bone thrown).  I also think the debt ceiling is overrated in the coming Partisan Posturing Cliff.

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