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JACK LEW: The Biggest Risk To Growth Is A ‘Manufactured Crisis’

Secretary Treasury Jack Lew is speaking to the Senate Finance Committee to explain what breaching the debt ceiling means. In his prepared remarks, he warned that the biggest risk to U.S. growth is a “manufactured crisis” in Washington and self-inflicted wounds. Social Security payments would be threatened he added. When […]
JACK LEW: The Biggest Risk To Growth Is A ‘Manufactured Crisis’
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How The White House Should Bring Back The Platinum Coin: Secretly

There are two strategic problems the White House needs to deal with on the debt limit. One is that House Republicans might be so disorganized, or so radicalized, that they fail to provide a reasonably clean debt limit increase to the President before Oct. 17, at which point the government […]
How The White House Should Bring Back The Platinum Coin: Secretly
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Bob Woodward Gives Republicans Some Major Ammunition On The Sequester

[credit provider=”Wikimedia/Bektour” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3AWoodward_1945.JPG”] Republican offices are passing around a new column from Washington Post columnist Bob Woodward, in which he reiterates past reporting from his book last summer and blames President Barack Obama and White House chief of staff Jack Lew for the implementation of the sequester.Notably, Woodward also blatantly accuses […]
Bob Woodward Gives Republicans Some Major Ammunition On The Sequester