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28 House Republicans Break With Tea Party To Raise Debt Ceiling

Cartoon by Taylor Jones, El Nuevo Dia, Puerto Rico via Cagle.Com.

A clean debt limit bill passed the House on Tuesday as 28 Republicans joined Democrats in approval. The issue is no longer a weapon for the Tea Party.

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What Does The GOP Want In Exchange For Raising The Debt Ceiling This Time?

From Christopher Weyant, The Hill

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) wants the GOP to come together on a debt ceiling package. However, it might take ridiculous and unrelated riders to make it happen.

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Tea Party Extremism Finally Pushes Boehner Over The Edge

Pat Bagley, Salt Lake Tribune

Boehner told like-minded Republicans that Tea Party extremism doesn’t stand for conservative principles. To him, Tea Partiers have lost their credibility.

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Paul Ryan’s Poverty Plan Includes Religion, But No Real Help For The Poor

Congressman Paul Ryan. (R-WI). Image from http://www.neontommy.com/news/2011/04/house-expected-vote-pass-paul-ryans-2012-budget-later-today

Will Paul Ryan’s poverty plan actually help the poor, or is it more of the same old Tea Party rhetoric regarding cuts to the social safety net?

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GOP Is Looking To Get Away From Tea Party Politics For 2014 And Beyond

Tea Party politics cartoon by Daryl Cagle via Cagle Comics. http://www.cagle.com

The GOP has wised up and begun to work on distancing itself from Tea Party politics, and heading back towards the center of the political spectrum.

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Ted Cruz, Tea Party Still Wrong: Americans Don’t Support Repealing The ACA

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A new Washington Post/ABC poll finds that a large majority of Americans do not support repealing the ACA, despite a majority who oppose the law.

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Congress’ Ongoing Budget Battles Have Cost The U.S. $700 Billion In 3 Years

Congress’ Ongoing Budget Battles Have Cost The U.S. $700 Billion In 3 Years

Macroeconomic Advisers published a new study on Oct. 15 that show repeated budget battles have cost the U.S. $700 billion since 2010.

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Republican Primary Challenges From Tea Party Have GOP Running Scared

Photo of Congressman Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) from Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tim_Huelskamp

The truth comes out. It’s not about what’s best for the country. It’s about Republican primary challenges from the Tea Party, and holding onto seats.

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GOP Is Ignoring The Will Of The People In Efforts To Defund Obamacare

GOP Is Ignoring The Will Of The People In Efforts To Defund Obamacare

The Kaiser Family Foundation recently conducted a poll that found a majority of Americans do not want Obamacare, to be defunded.

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California Governor, Without Republicans To Obstruct Him, Creates Budget Surplus

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Jerry Brown used balanced approach to bring California to a budget surplus. Clinton did it. Obama is attempting it as Republicans willfully ignore reality.

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Will Republicans Help Avert The Sequester? Obama Says ‘There’s Nothing That I Can Do’

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It’s hard to believe that the GOP is willing to make devastating cuts that would hurt constituents in their home states just to make a point.

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Paul Ryan And The Big Lie That Is Killing The Middle Class (VIDEO)

Paul Ryan And The Big Lie That Is Killing The Middle Class (VIDEO)

Republican Congressman Paul Ryan was rattled Sunday on NBC’s Meet The Press when David Gregory used Ryan’s own words against him.

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