Bond Downgrade Likely Consequence Of Debt Ceiling Increase
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House Speaker John Boehner has represented Ohio's 8th Congressional District since 1990. His constituents have been paying close attention to his role in the debt-ceiling negotiations. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Boehner's District Assesses His Role In Debt Talks
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Education Cuts Squeeze N.C. Teachers
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Markets Teeter As Tuesday's Debt Deadline Nears
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Endgame Begins In Debt Ceiling Talks
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McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas has had to put off a construction project because Congress failed to pass a short-term extension of the Federal Aviation Administration's budget. The hold-up has caused construction layoffs. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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Debt Battle Leads To Layoffs In Aviation And Beyond
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Debt Crisis Was Long In Coming, Ex-Reagan Aide Says
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High Drama Dominates Debt Ceiling Talks
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Obama Presses Both Chambers For Debt Compromise
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Preparing For Debt Fallout In The Nation's West
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Mayor Michael Nutter speaks to members of the media during a visit to Powel Elementary School in June. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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In Tough Times, Philadelphia Bucks The Trend
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