Debt Ceiling Deal Passed by the House

Rep. Gabby Giffords returned to the House for the vote.
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Good. I mean bad. I mean good? How about meh? It still has to pass the Senate and then President Obama has to sign it. But after that--at least after this weekend's Sunday shows--maybe we can stop talking about this. I'm very glad I'm going home to Ohio for the better part of a week. Hopefully, when I return there will be other things to talk about.


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House passes bill to prevent US default 

The Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed bitterly fought, compromise debt-limit legislation Monday night that would prevent a U.S. default on its obligations but at a cost of deep cuts in government spending. . .

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