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Thursday, October 17, 2013

Crisis Averted: Congress Ends Shutdown, Raises Debt Ceiling | Former Treasury Secretary Michael Blumenthal on Shutdown Aftermath | GOP Suffers in Polls Over Budget Battle Tactics | The Consequences of Cyberbullying | Christians Turned Athiests Discuss Decision to Leave Family Faith Behind

Crisis Averted: Congress Ends Government Shutdown, Raises Debt Ceiling

Last night Congress ended the shutdown and raised the debt ceiling, avoiding the latest manufactured fiscal crisis. But before the relief kicks in, know that the drama is not over. Th...

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Former Treasury Secretary Michael Blumenthal on Shutdown Aftermath

Congress still has to reach a long-term plan for taxing and spending policies, and once again come to an agreement on raising the debt ceiling in 2014. Otherwise, the Treasury Departm...

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GOP Suffers in Polls Over Budget Battle Tactics

The shutdown may be over, and the debt ceiling raised for now, but the effects of the last two weeks could be long-lasting—both economically and politically. Americans are not happy w...

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Sen. McConnell Secures $3B For Kentucky in Debt Ceiling & Shutdown Deal

The debt deal struck between Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has something tucked away in it that directly benefits Kentucky, the home sta...

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Are Criminal Charges the Best Way to Prevent Cyberbullying?

This week, a Florida police department charged two girls ages 14 and 12 with aggravated stalking—a third-degree felony—for bullying a peer that eventually committed suicide. As more a...

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Christians Turned Atheists Discuss Decision to Leave Family Faith Behind

According to the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life, a full 1 in 4 millennials, those born between 1981 and 2000, do not affiliate with any faith. They haven't just lapsed in observa...

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