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July 27th, 2011
08:16 AM ET

Analysts: Impact of U.S. default unclear

CNN's Lisa Sylvester reports no country as large as the U.S. has ever defaulted on its debt.

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Filed under: Debt • Lisa Sylvester • World
July 27th, 2011
12:30 AM ET

Mikulski: Mood on Hill is 'toxic'

Sen. Barbara Mikulski supports Sen. Harry Reid's debt relief plan and urges her colleagues to put America first.

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Filed under: Barbara Mikulski • Debt • Interviews
July 27th, 2011
12:23 AM ET

Jordan opposed to Boehner's plan

Republican Jim Jordan opposes Speaker John Boehner's debt relief plan in favor of the "cut, cap and balance" plan.

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RELATED STORY: The 'big headache': Boehner backed into corner by tea party, Obama


Filed under: Congress • Debt • Interviews • Jim Jordan
July 27th, 2011
12:18 AM ET

Battle to break deadlock in debt talks

White House Sr. Adviser David Plouffe says there must be compromise to make sure the country doesn't default.

RELATED STORY: The 'big headache': Boehner backed into corner by tea party, Obama


Filed under: Debt • Interviews • White House
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