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Puppet Masters of the GOP Shutdown

Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA), center, speaks at a news conference with conservative Congressional Republicans who persuaded the House leadership to include defunding the Affordable Care Act in legislation to prevent a government shutdown, at the Capitol in September. From left to right are Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL), Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC), Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA), […]

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GOP Shutdown: Corporate Media Frames It Wrong

Photo courtesy of Salon.com The GOP Shutdown and “He Said-She Said” Reporting (via Moyers & Company) It’s almost certain that we’ll see the government shut down on Tuesday. The last time that happened, in 1996, it cost $2.1 billion in today’s dollars. Breaching the debt limit would be far, far worse – nobody knows how […]