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Treasury Dept. Warns Of Catastrophic Debt Default

“A financial crisis and recession that could echo the events of 2008 or worse.” That’s the dire warning the Treasury Department issued Thursday about the possibility the GOP forced government shutdown could tumble into a debt default by the United States.

CBS Miami–10/03/2013

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Attempt To Defund Obamacare May Be Fading Fast

The plan concocted by Senators Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, and Mike Lee to either defund the Affordable Care Act or shut down the government appears to be on its last leg after it passed the GOP-led House of Representatives last week.

CBS Miami–09/23/2013

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Rubio’s Government Shutdown Plan Splitting GOP

The plan originally hatched by Florida Senator Marco Rubio, Texas Senator Ted Cruz, and Utah Senator Mike Lee to either shutdown the government or default on the debt limit if the Affordable Care Act isn’t defunded is fracturing the Republican Party ahead of key fiscal deadlines.

CBS Miami–09/19/2013

TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 30: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (FL) speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 30, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was nominated as the Republican presidential candidate during the RNC which will conclude today. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Capitol Hill Rocketing Towards Economic Showdown

As the annual August recess continues in Washington, the outcry from some of the most conservative members of the Republican caucus continue to call for either a government shutdown or a debt limit default to halt the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

CBS Miami–08/15/2013

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Rubio Supports Government Shutdown Instead Of Keeping Affordable Care Act

Senator Marco Rubio would prefer to let the federal government shutdown in late March than let a continuing resolution pass if the bill doesn’t completely defund the Affordable Care Act.

CBS Miami–03/08/2013