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House OKs debt-ceiling bill; Eshoo votes yes

Local representative calls the crisis 'inexcusable'

Ending weeks of partisan bickering over raising the debt ceiling that threatened to plunge the federal government into default, a last-minute deal was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday night (Aug. 1).

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Posted by Disappointed but Proud
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Aug 2, 2011 at 6:09 pm

Hurray for Anna! She is intelligent enough to realize that this flawed bill is the best that we can hope for before the deadline. Shame on the bickering, partisan Republicans and Tea Partiers who held the country hostage. They should not play chicken with our country. Now is the time to close those corporate tax loopholes and raise the taxes for the uber-rich. It's for the good of the country.


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Posted by Joseph E. Davis
a resident of Woodside: Emerald Hills
on Aug 2, 2011 at 7:38 pm

Eshoo should resign. She is unfit to serve.


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