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  •  Chained CPI was to be part of a grand bargain (0+ / 0-)

    It was not in exchange for raising the debt ceiling.

    Boehner can't deliver a grand bargain, so it's unclear whether Chained CPI will ever happen.

    The reason democrats favored Chained CPI is it was the least damaging entitlement cut that could be used to get additional spending or stimulus from the Republicans.

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