Greg Sargent has the STORY:


If Republicans continue with their debt ceiling brinksmanship, you’re likely to hear powerful GOP-aligned voices from the business community calling for Congress to cut the nonsense and raise the debt ceiling without delay. Even some Republicans and conservatives, such as Newt Gingrich and the Wall Street Journal editorial board have warned this will compound the GOP’s political problem.


And here we go: The powerful Financial Services Roundtable — which is headed by former GOP presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty [above] and represents nearly 100 of the largest financial service firms in the country — is ...

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Greg Sargent has the STORY:

If Republicans continue with their debt ceiling brinksmanship, you’re likely to hear powerful GOP-aligned voices from the business community calling for Congress to cut the nonsense and raise the debt ceiling without delay. Even some Republicans and conservatives, such as Newt Gingrich and the Wall Street Journal editorial board have warned this will compound the GOP’s political problem.

And here we go: The powerful Financial Services Roundtable — which is headed by former GOP presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty [above] and represents nearly 100 of the largest financial service firms in the country — is ...

Read more