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This One Line From A Goldman Report Shows How Little Investors Are Paying Attention To The Debt Ceiling

<b>Not one client meeting during the past two weeks has focused on the stalemate in Washington, DC</b>. Every investor assumes a deal will be reached to raise the debt ceiling. Instead, portfolio managers are seeking clues for how the economy is performing given the absence of data releases from the …

Investing

It's Obvious That Democrats Are Looking To Score A Huge Victory Over The GOP

Then yesterday there was no progress. The day started with John Boehner telling the House GOP caucus that talks with The White House were broken down, and that there was a risk that Senate Republicans were working behind the House's back to craft a deal with The White House.<p>Then, not long after …

Polling

The South is holding America hostage

The Tea Party’s not crazy — they had a plan. Now liberals and progressives need one, too<p>When I have described the well-considered, coherent political and economic strategies of the conservative white South, as I have done here, here and here, I am sometimes been accused of being a “conspiracy …

Senators Hunt For Budget Agreement

Deal or no deal? That's the question in American politics right now as the shutdown drags on and the debt ceiling looms. Host Rachel Martin talks with NPR's political correspondent Mara Liasson.<p>Transcript<p>RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>This is WEEKEND EDITION from NPR News. I'm Rachel Martin.<p>Thirteen days into …

Republicans

Senate leaders negotiate in federal budget standoff

Democrat Harry Reid and Republican Mitch McConnell discuss ways to reopen the government and avert a default on the nation's debt, but progress is unclear.<p>October 12, 2013|By Michael A. Memoli and Brian Bennett<p>Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, left, with Sens. Patty Murray (D-Wash.)… (Andrew …