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Opinion: The National Debt Does Matter

In the 1930s, President Hebert Hoover was fond of saying that blessed are the children since they shall inherit the national debt. He must be rolling over in his grave today and he must be pitying our children on learning that for the first time ever our national debt has exceeded $30 trillion. In relation

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EXPLAINER: Why the debt limit is again roiling Washington

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined by GOP leaders, talks to reporters briefly to warn that Republicans will block the House-passed measure to keep the government funded and suspend the federal debt limit despite setting up a high-stakes showdown that will risk of triggering a fiscal crisis, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Sept.

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