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WASHINGTON (MNI) - As yet another debt ceiling drama unfolds on Capitol
Hill, all eyes are on outgoing House Speaker John Boehner for the next, and
possibly decisive, move in this now familiar horror-thriller.
Boehner continues to keep his cards close to his chest, but has reaffirmed
his commitment to avoid a default.
"I've made it clear we're not going to default on our debt," Boehner said
Tuesday evening on Fox News.
"There are several paths forward that we're going to lay out for members,
but we're going to find some path forward here in the next few days, so we've
going to move," he added.
He said that passing a clean debt ceil