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Obama and Reid announce bipartisan debt limit and deficit reduction deal

On Sunday, President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) separately announced the agreement of Congressional leaders on a bipartisan deal to increase the debt limit and reduce the deficit.

Biden Rents Cottage To Secret Service

Vice President Joseph Biden Jr. is collecting rent from the U.S. Secret Service, according to The Washington Times.

GOP Senator says Obama’s education program allows too much Federal influence

Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) says that the government’s “Race to the Top” education initiative allows too much Federal influence on the country’s school system.

So you want to nullify violations of the Constitution

Civil discourse

Rational debate is a dying art. It occurs only rarely in Washington, where the primary goal is to score points for a political party with an eye toward re-election. Concerns about America and Americans are secondary to the political elite. Party politics trumps all.

Some Tea Party figures upset at Boehner’s leadership

Several prominent figures in the Tea Party movement have been highly critical of House Speaker John Boehner’s (R-Ohio) handling of the debt ceiling.

Is the 14th Amendment even a legal option?

For the record, the White House’s official position is that President Barack Obama has no intention of invoking the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution in order to raise the debt ceiling. “Our position hasn’t changed,” White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said.

No Christmas in July

House postpones vote on Boehner’s bill (again)

Late last night, after many delays, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) finally decided to postpone the vote on his proposal to raise the debt limit and cut the deficit at least until today. He is expected to regroup with House Republicans this morning, in the hope that he can overcome the resistance in his own party to the Budget Control Act of 2011.

Federal Government Sends Out 212 Million Checks Per Month

According to Fox News, the government sends out about 212 million checks and electronic payments each month, 80 million of which come from the Treasury Department.

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