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Maybe, just maybe, the GOP created debt ceiling crisis last year taught Democrats a valuable lesson. When Americans side with you on the issues, so "NO" to the extremists and they'll cave.

If Democrats would just apply this to a littany of issues that Americans side with them, we could crush these right wing extremists. Today is a good day for Democrats.

Flashback at the end of last year's GOP created debacle.

And today, complete surrender on the debt ceiling.

http://finance.yahoo.com/...

Republican leaders in the House of Representatives on Tuesday caved in to demands by President Barack Obama and agreed to advance legislation raising Washington's borrowing authority without conditions.
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