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DNC Memo: Political Pundits Got Debt Ceiling Scorecard Wrong. WASHINGTON -- The rush to frame the winners and losers in the debt ceiling deal stands in stark contrast to the protracted negotiations over the debt ceiling themselves.

DNC Memo: Political Pundits Got Debt Ceiling Scorecard Wrong

On Thursday afternoon, the Democratic National Committee engaged once again, issuing a memo arguing that political pundits got their analyses wrong when they deemed the final result a win for the Republicans. "The fact is, since President Obama reached a debt and deficit compromise with Republicans over the weekend, CNN and Gallup polls show that a hefty majority of Democrats and Liberals support the deal while a hefty majority of Republicans, and particularly the all-important Tea Party Republicans, oppose it," says the memo, authored by DNC Executive Director Patrick Gaspard and sent to The Huffington Post. "If you’re waiting for the rush of stories, columns and blogs with the inside the beltway intelligentsia admitting they missed the mark on this – don’t hold your breath.

Here is Gaspard's full memo: Randi Rhodes. What infuriates me about this latest development is every word out of his mouth, those thoughts are shared by Hannity and the entire rightwing of Ame... April 25, 2014 6:53 am By Randys It occurred to me that when old man Bundy said "let me tell you one more thing", it means he might have bestowed his wisdom to anyone withi... April 25, 2014 6:20 am By Bill_G I'm registered at RoN. — Fri Apr 25, 2014 8:44 am April 25, 2014 5:44 am — Fri Apr 25, 2014 8:30 am April 25, 2014 5:30 am By SickupandFed If anyone wants to hollar at me I'm a long time DW as USA#1 on Disqus Boards (Media Matters, Brei... Economics and Politics by Paul Krugman - The Conscience of a Liberal. U.S. National Debt Clock.

Calculation Details. According to the debt at the end of the 1980 fiscal year, on September 30th, 1980, was $907,701,000,000.

Calculation Details

On September 30th, 1981, it was $997,855,000,000. Averaging it out over the year gives a debt of $246,997,260.27 per day. Reagan took office 112 days later on January 20th, 1981. The debt on that date could be estimated as $907,701,000,000 plus 112 x $246,997,260.27, or $935,364,693,151. Bill Clinton was the first president to slow the rate of the accrual of debt after the current out-of-control spending began with the Borrow and Spend Republicans in 1981. The final amount of the senior Bush debt was $4,174,218,594,232.91 (according to and Clinton became president on January 20th, 1993. However, from the start of fiscal year 1994 (7 months after Clinton became president), until the start of fiscal year 2002 (7 months after Bush took office), the amount of money paid toward interest on the existing Federal debt was $2,767,282,794,374.59 ( During his administration, George W.

Business. Sam Edwards/Getty Now that Obamacare has removed healthcare from employment, people can leave their cubicles and pursue part-time labor.


With apps like Uber, that labor might happen on a micro-level. Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 anthem may need a 21st century reboot. In 2013, 75% of the almost 1 million new jobs added to the US economy were part time according to CNBC. Obamacare, a weak recovery, and global unrest are just some of the reasons cited for this phenomenon that contributes to the hot button issues of inequality and poverty. What The Top U.S. Companies Pay In Taxes - Budgetary splitsville - PostPartisan - The Washington Post.