Double Take 'Toons: The Untouchables! Many think, as do John Branch and Mike Lester, that the main barriers to raising the debt ceiling, are the no-tax-increase pledge, which almost all congressional Republicans have signed, and the congressional Democrats' reluctance to make substantial changes to entitlement programs.
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Double Take 'Toons: The Untouchables!

Many think, as do John Branch and Mike Lester, that the main barriers to raising the debt ceiling, are the no-tax-increase pledge, which almost all congressional Republicans have signed, and the congressional Democrats' reluctance to make substantial changes to entitlement programs.

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