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‘Legacy’: 10 Ways Barack Obama Broke the American System

What broke it? Both parties acquiesced in bank liberalization, in open-borders immigration, and in Wall Street bailouts. But the most acute challenge was Barack Obama’s direct attack on the constitutional framework itself. Obama sought to transform America, and believed that the ends would justify the means.

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6 Texas Republican Reps Join with Dems in Approving Debt Ceiling Increase

Six Texas Republican representatives joined with the eleven Democrats in the state’s congressional delegation to vote in favor of the bill to raise the debt ceiling. Nineteen Texas Republicans voted nay in attempting to block the measure. On a national level, 79 Republicans joined with the 187 Democrat members of the House to pass the measure back to the Senate.

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) heads to the floor for a vote following a GOP conference meeting in the U.S. Capitol October 26, 2015 in Washington, DC. The White House and House Republicans may be nearing a two-year budget deal, according to published reports, that would avert a government shudown, increase defense spending by $80 billion and extend the debt limit to March 2017, clearing it away until after the 2016 elections. ()

Exclusive — Rand Paul: If Paul Ryan Doesn’t Stop Budget Bill Now, Freedom Caucus Should Consider Blocking Him For Speaker

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), a 2016 GOP presidential candidate, tells Breitbart News in an exclusive email interview that he thinks members of the House Freedom Caucus should consider withdrawing their previous support for a Speakership bid from Ways and Means Committee chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) unless Ryan can stop the giant budget and debt ceiling deal that’s before Congress.

House Republicans Continue Search For Their Next Speaker Of The House

Paul Ryan’s New Chief of Staff’s Current Employer Praises John Boehner-Mitch McConnell-Barack Obama Budget, Debt Deal

The current employer of the new chief of staff for Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), is praising the giant spending increasing, debt lifting budget and debt ceiling deal that President Barack Obama, outgoing House Speaker John Boehner, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell negotiated behind closed doors.

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The Senate GOP Plan to Surrender Debt Control to Obama

Senate Republicans, led by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, are reportedly planning legislation allowing President Barack Obama to lift the nation’s debt ceiling on his authority, according to sources on Capitol Hill. Under the Senate Republican plan, Congress would merely retain the right to “disapprove” of the President’s action to lift the nation’s debt limit. But disapproving the action would require a hard-to-reach two-thirds vote of both chambers of Congress.