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John Boehner’s bet: Democrats will talk

Posted on AllSides October 10th, 2013
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Speaker John Boehner’s latest gambit — to lift the debt ceiling for six weeks while leaving government shut down — isn’t exactly a magic bullet.
It’s a bet that President Barack Obama and Democratic congressional leaders will want so desperately to avoid a cataclysmic debt default that they will backtrack on their refusal to negotiate with Republicans and open broad budget talks.

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http://www.politico.com/story/2013/10/government-shutdown-debt-ceiling-update-98134.html

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