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JAN 16, 2013 - Business Insider

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These Two Charts Show Why Republicans Don't Actually Have As Much Debt Ceiling Leverage As They Think They Do

On Monday, President Barack Obama said that he wouldn't negotiate with Republicans on the debt ceiling, comparing it to a hostage situation. House Speaker John Boehner immediately shot back, saying the "American people do not support raising the debt ceiling without reducing government spending at the same time." But a new ABC/Washington Post poll suggests that Boehner doesn't have as much leverage on that sentiment as he might think. In the poll, 58 percent of respondents said that the debt ceiling and spending cuts should be kept as separate issues. Only 36 percent thought that spending ... Read More

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