The nation in brief

Posted: January 6, 2013 at 5:16 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “It may be necessary to partially shut down the government in order to secure the long term fiscal well-being of our country, rather than plod along the path of Greece, Italy and Spain.” Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, on coming congressional debates about the debt limit, tax overhauls and spending cuts Article, this page

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