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Just for Funsies ...

Let's say the Congress and the President are unable to reach a deal on raising the debt limit by August 4th. And let's just say, among the things that happen is that buyers of U.S. Treasury notes, bonds, Tbills, etc. on the August 15th Treasury sale demand a much higher interest rate to compensate for the fact that the "full faith and credit of the U.S." has been tarnished. [more inside]
posted by CollectiveMind on Jul 5, 2011 - 5 answers

Nominate some sites for Nov 4th

On November 4th, I intend to spend the evening watching election returns on TV and refreshing as many election-y tabs on the laptop as possible. What websites should I have loaded and ready to go? [more inside]
posted by rtha on Oct 24, 2008 - 25 answers

What makes a U.S. congressional bill non-binding?

What makes a U.S congressional bill non-binding? Is there a way to tell from the text of the bill itself? [more inside]
posted by metadave on Jun 23, 2008 - 11 answers

Well t'aint a pardon, and t'aint attainder...

Two to three questions involving the pending FISA bill--specifically the immunity provisions. [more inside]
posted by dsword on Jan 24, 2008 - 13 answers

How can Bush fund the surge if Congress won't appropriate the funds?

[AppropriationsFilter] If the Democrats vote *against* funding the troop escalation, what recourse does the President have to follow through with his plan? [more inside]
posted by willie11 on Feb 7, 2007 - 4 answers

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