Elizabeth Drew

journalist and author

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Journalist and author of many books, including The Corruption of American Politics: What Went Wrong and Why 

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E-mail and phone lines are jammed on Capitol Hill, and there's a nasty Twitter campaign against all of Washington.

Debt Showdown: Playing Politics with the US Economy

E-mail and phone lines are jammed on Capitol Hill, and there's a nasty Twitter campaign against all of Washington.

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The US is advancing toward the once-unthinkable prospect of default by next Tuesday, August 2, unless it turns out to be August 10 instead.

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The US is advancing toward the once-unthinkable prospect of default by next Tuesday, August 2, unless it turns out to be August 10 instead.

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