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9:03 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Andy Harris Backs Tying Debt Ceiling to Obamacare

Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md)
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Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md) says he backs tying the an increase in the debt ceiling with undoing the Affordable Card Act. Delmarva Public Radio's Don Rush caught up with the Eastern Shore  Republican at a town hall meeting in Fruitland. 

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9:14 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Washington Budget Fight Hits State Economies

Governor Jack Markell (D-De)
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Governor Jack Markell says the potential federal budget cuts and the fight over the nation’s debt ceiling are hampering state economies.


The Delaware Democrat made his remarks yesterday as he led the first State of the State address of the National Governors Association at the National Press Club in Washington D. C.


Markell urged Congress to move rapidly to cut a deal to raise the federal debt ceiling.


He added that unless these issues are resolved states will find it difficult to draw up their budgets.

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