debt ceiling

House Republicans plan to crush your retirement savings

By Jason Sattler / March 9, 2023 /

Why do we continue to believe the House Trumpists will swerve in their debt-ceiling game of chicken? asks Jason Sattler.

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The GOP is coming for your Social Security and Medicare

By Noah Berlatsky / February 8, 2023 /

The GOP is coming for your Social Security and Medicare. 

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On the debt ceiling, the Democrats are the party of no

By John Stoehr / January 19, 2023 /

The Republicans, meanwhile, pretend to possess leverage.

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The Republican Party’s dangerous bankruptcy of ideas

By John Stoehr / January 16, 2023 /

They won’t persuade you. They’ll force you.

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The Republican’s danse macabre

By John Stoehr / October 20, 2022 /

Yes, even if they suffer, too. It’s frivolous and terrifying.

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On the debt-ceiling, the Republicans are willing to wreck the economy but the Democrats are unwilling to stop them

By Noah Berlatsky / October 19, 2022 /

It doesn’t have to be this way.

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Behind Republican arguments against raising the debt ceiling is the belief that hurting huge numbers of people is good

By Noah Berlatsky / December 10, 2021 /

It doesn’t get enough attention.

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On the debt ceiling fight, the Republicans are humiliating the Democrats. Does Joe Manchin’s party have any pride?

By John Stoehr / September 23, 2021 /

So far, the answer seems to be no.

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