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First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

McConnell's Agriculture absences raise eyebrows

Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has touted his work for Kentucky farmers on the campaign trail, but back in Washington, he has a trend of skipping out on Senate Agriculture Committee hearings for events unrelated to his home state.He’s already been hit by ... [Published The Hill - 7 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Paul Ryan Rewrites His Government Shutdown Role

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) new book suggests the congressman held a position strongly against 2013's government shutdown; the history is slightly more complicated. | Tom Williams viaWASHINGTON -- In his new book, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) recounts shaking ... [Published Huffington Post - 11 hours ago]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

More evidence points to fed prosecutorial abuse of S&P over downgrade of federal debt rating

If the Obama administration used federal prosecutors to exact vengeance on Standard and Poor’s for downgrading the rating of federal debt, that would be a serious crime, an impeachable offense if it could be traced to the Attorney General or the President ... [Published American Thinker - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Foreign Holdings in US Treasury Debt Cross $6tn for First Time

By | IB Times  –Foreign purchase of US Treasury securities rose to a new record in June, as the country temporarily tackled its political spat over the debt ceiling.Total foreign holdings in treasury debt rose 0.6% to $6.01tn (£3.6tn, €4.49tn) in June ... [Published Yahoo! Singapore - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Cities need tax value, not tax cuts

Few politicians have the courage to raise taxes. Yet the provision of social services and investment in a well-functioning infrastructure are marks of a civil society. Even more important, these factors increase the capacity of the city to improve its ... [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Back to basics

Conservatives as a group — we include this editorial page — bemoan the national drift away from understanding, let alone following, the United States Constitution. That deviation from the founders’ vision and principles has of late been most noticeable ... [Published Victorville Daily Press - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Tax reform's big hurdle: Nobody wants it bad enough

But so far at least, motivation to change it remains weak everywhere you look — despite the business news headlines.President Barack Obama and Democratic leaders in Congress would be willing to accept a corporate tax reform that would accelerate economic ... [Published CNBC - Aug 13 2014]
Entities: Tax Reform, Taxes, Corporate
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Republican Tea Party Fear Outlasts Primaries

Robert Boatright, who knows more about Congressional primary elections than anyone, evaluates this year's almost-complete cycle of Republican primaries and concludes that, yes, margins of victory are falling, but, no, incumbents aren’t really in any more ... [Published Bloomberg View - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Help extended to fix homes

Government loans to help with home renovations are being extended to owners who owe as much as 125 percent of the value of their property. A rule change to qualify underwater homeowners in Lenawee County was approved Tuesday by county commissioners. The ... [Published Adrian Daily Telegram - Aug 13 2014]
Entities: debt-limit, Property, Action
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Southington considers raising town’s debt limit

SOUTHINGTON — The Board of Finance Wednesday considered raising the town’s debt limit which would allow it to take on more infrastructure projects in the next few years.The amount of debt the town carries is set by the board as a percentage of yearly ... [Published Record-Journal.com - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

The Senior Citizens League Finds No Support Among Seniors for Likely Disability Trust Fund Fix

A leading proposal to temporarily fix the looming insolvency of the Social Security disability trust fund by reallocating payroll taxes has virtually no support among seniors, according to a new poll by The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). Less than one ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

Bonds rally on talk of FII debt limit tweak

Summary The 10-year benchmark bond yield ended at 8.7%, down 7 bps from the previous closBenchmark bonds rallied on Monday on reports that RBI could raise the amount foreign institutional investors can buy in government debt by tweaking some of the sub-categories, ... [Published Financial Express - Jul 21 2014]

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"Immigration is a huge problem," he said. "It's going to destroy the country," he said. "We are attracting people here to use the benefits, which will both break the country and change its culture."
"According to two Republicans familiar with the exchange," the Post reported, "Ryan argued that the House would need those deadlines as 'leverage' for delaying the health-care law’s individual mandate and adding a 'conscience clause' -- allowing employers and insurers to opt out of birth-control coverage if they find it objectionable on moral or religious grounds -- and mentioned tax and entitlement goals Ryan had focused on in a recent op-ed in the Wall Street Journal."
"The MTA has a requirement to do a five-year capital plan. ... In years past, the MTA's debt loan and ceiling have gone up" Astorino said, noting that the agency increased its debt limit from $37 billion to $44 billion and has planned toll and fare increases coming in 2015...
...M program at the University of Michigan Law School. "If they try to do that, I think the companies would sue them."

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Start focusing on Staten Island's transportatio... [Published Staten Island Live - Aug 18 2014]
Executive Action on Inversions? Not So Fast. [Published Bureau of National Affairs - Aug 18 2014]
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Did Sen. Jeff Merkley vote 'six times for more ... [Published Oregonian - Aug 16 2014]
Foreign Holdings in US Treasury Debt Cross $6tn... [Published Yahoo! Singapore - Aug 16 2014]
Dems should pick conservative against Daines [Published Billings Outpost - Aug 16 2014]
Cities need tax value, not tax cuts [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 15 2014]
Back to basics [Published Victorville Daily Press - Aug 14 2014]
Future Retail: borrowing its way to growth [Published Hindu Business Line - Aug 14 2014]
OP-ED: Heaven help us if Perry holds nation's fate [Published York Dispatch - Aug 14 2014]
Republican Tea Party Fear Outlasts Primaries [Published Bloomberg View - Aug 13 2014]
Help extended to fix homes [Published Adrian Daily Telegram - Aug 13 2014]
Tax reform's big hurdle: Nobody wants it bad en... [Published CNBC - Aug 13 2014]
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The GOP Establishment Won The Primary Battles, ... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Aug 07 2014]
The overriding theme of the 2014 primary season, which will come to an end for Republicans with today’s primary in Tennessee and the primary in Alaska to pick the person who will run against Senator Mark Begich, which is set for August 19th, has ...
'Will the US Inflate Away Its Public Debt?' [Published Economist's View - Aug 07 2014]
Ricardo Reis: Will the US inflate away its public debt?, by Ricardo Reis, Vox EU : Should the US Federal Reserve raise the inflation target from its current level of 2%? And will it? One benefit would be to make hitting the zero lower bound less likely, ...
Obama’s Imperial Presidency? Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 06 2014]
Ross defends his “Caesarism!” charge from critics: I will concede, certainly, that there are scenarios where congressional inaction obligates some presidential creativity, and that a House as dysfunctional as this one might create more such scenarios ...
Tea Party Losing Battles But Winning GOP War [Published The Moderate Voice - Aug 06 2014]
Democratic strategist Ed Kilgore says Tea Party candidates are losing races but succeeding in pushing the party ever further right on Talking Points Memo. Still, toting it all up, we’ll see abundant assessments in the MSM today that Republicans avoided ...
Majority Whip Steve Scalise Seeks Help From Ant... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 06 2014]
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has been seeking help from a federal lobbyist while putting together his new staff, according to a Politico report. The report shows that John Feehery, aligned with the lobbyist shop Quinn Gillespie & Associates, ...
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Debt-Limit Brinkmanship Is Dead [Published Slate Magazine - Feb 12 2014]
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