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The Woman Who Screamed About Freemasons After the Debt Vote

To be fair, we all almost lost it this week. 

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Oct. 14 2013 3:37 PMDon’t Just Lift the Debt Ceiling. Get Rid of It.To get concessions out of Obama, Republicans have to make a bigger offer.
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Oct. 7 2013 10:12 AMFour Reasons Debt Ceiling Breach Means Default
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Sept. 27 2013 2:17 PMMint the CoinThe silly but totally legitimate loophole that lets the Obama administration avert the debt-ceiling showdown with a $1 trillion platinum coin.
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July 1 2013 2:47 PMFormer Treasury Secretary Thinks Social Media Caused Congress' Paralysis
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April 24 2013 9:47 PMDisorderly ConductWhy Republicans and Democrats can’t even agree on their own rules for disagreeing about the budget.
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April 16 2013 4:31 PMReinhart and Rogoff Respond
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March 20 2013 4:12 PMHow President Obama (and Paul Krugman) Set Off One House Republican's "B.S. Meter"
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March 12 2013 6:11 PMThe Paul Ryan PromiseRepublicans love the sound of a balanced budget. But it’s not as powerful a message as they think.
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Feb. 28 2013 8:04 AMWoodward Goes Wingnut
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Feb. 21 2013 3:06 PMNobody Likes Obama on the Defeicit
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Feb. 20 2013 12:25 PMBipartisanThink and "Seriousness"
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Feb. 19 2013 9:06 AMThe Hecklers Who Ruin Simpson and Bowles' Breakfasts
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Feb. 12 2013 10:36 AMFederal Spending Decline
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Feb. 11 2013 5:48 PMBalanced Budget Amendment Is Deeply Flawed
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Feb. 8 2013 11:47 AMHere's the Deal
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Oct. 11 2013 5:05 PMExit Ted Cruz, Enter Paul RyanThe Wisconsin congressman is being sent on another rescue mission—to save the GOP from Cruz’s mess.
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Oct. 4 2013 8:48 PMWhat Would Jack Ryan Do?There are no action-hero solutions to our current crisis—unless, maybe there are.
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Sept. 6 2013 4:35 PMThis Bill Could Prove Bipartisanship in Congress Isn't Dead
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April 29 2013 5:48 PMFlights of FancyCongress’ fast fix for ending the FAA furlough will make sequestration worse.
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April 17 2013 9:04 AMFurther Thoughts on Reinhart and Rogoff
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March 20 2013 6:58 PMCompletely Unbiased Poll Question of the Day
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March 19 2013 11:49 AMRepublicans Redefine "Left-Wing" as "Not Balancing the Budget Fast Enough"
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March 5 2013 10:50 AMNever Pay The National Debt
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Feb. 27 2013 10:29 AMThe Public's Deficit Flip-Flop
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Feb. 20 2013 6:46 PMThe Confused Person’s Guide to Sequester PoliticsWho is lying to you about sequestration? Whom should you believe?
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Feb. 19 2013 2:31 PMSimpson-Bowles Redux
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Feb. 19 2013 8:59 AMSimpson-Bowles Redux
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Feb. 12 2013 9:54 AMThe Unprecedented Spending Bust
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Feb. 11 2013 9:41 AMNo, We Don't Have a $14 Trillion Deficit
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Feb. 7 2013 2:44 PMThe Saddest Job Announcement of the Day

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