The GOP’s Reckless Bet

House Republicans playing games with the debt limit risk doing serious damage to their party — and the country.

Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, and the House GOP leadership respond to President Barack Obama's remarks to the nation's governors earlier today about how to fend off the impending automatic budget cuts, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Feb. 25, 2013. From left are Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas, Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Mo., partially blocked is Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Ill., Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Kan., House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-NC, and Rep. James Lankford, R-Okla. 
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