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Moran Calling On Debt Ceiling To Be Abolished

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Many Republicans don't want to increase the government's borrowing authority unless they get an equal amount of spending cuts. That risks defaulting on debt obligations for the first time in the nation's history. Moran says the GOP is going too far.

"What was once a mere legislative relic has now been weaponized," says Moran.

Moran and other Democrats are pushing a proposal to do away with the debt ceiling. He says it would help the economy in the region.

"The business community is very much behind getting rid of this source of constant crisis," says Moran. "They need predictability."

Republicans are singing a different tune. They say Democrats won't get serious about the growing national debt unless forced.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Dec. 1, 2015

This week, you can hear music played in memory of victims of terror or attend a concert for charity.


Cascara 'Tea': A Tasty Infusion Made From Coffee Waste

Hot or cold, in a soda, hot toddy or beer — people are finding all sorts of ways to imbibe cascara. It's a caffeinated, tea-like drink with a fruity flavor made from dried coffee cherries.
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U.S. Rep. John Sarbanes On How Money Influences Politics, Locally And Nationally

One of Maryland's federal lawmakers is behind some new ideas about campaign finance reform that have stalled in Congress, but are being taken up by local legislatures, including D.C.

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Computer Guys And Gal

Computer Guys and Gal sort out all the latest technology news from the last month.

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