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John Boehner Makes the Case for Cut, Cap and Balance

12:15 PM, Jul 19, 2011 • By MARK HEMINGWAY
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John Boehner has decided to make his case directly to the American people regarding the GOP's proposed debt ceiling solution. It's a smart move in at least one crucial respect -- Boehner is trying to force debate over a balanced budget amendment (and spending restraints more broadly), as public support for this part of the GOP's plan is shockingly high.

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