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  A Democrat’s Proposal: In Exchange For Debt Ceiling Boost, Make It The House of Me
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Last EditedRP  Oct 22, 2015 02:49pm
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AuthorKristina Peterson
News DateThursday, October 22, 2015 04:25:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionRep. Jared Polis (D., Colo.) introduced his personal debt limit wish list on Thursday, poking fun at moves by House Republicans who, not in jest, may attempt to tie an increase in the debt ceiling to a host of GOP policy proposals.

Mr. Polis has dubbed his proposal the “Default Avoidance and Polis Personal Decree Act of 2015.”

It would tie a $1.5 trillion debt limit increase to such demands as immediate enactment of any bill he sponsors without so much as a word of debate and a shifting of the House’s working hours to between 7 p.m. and 3 a.m. “because Representative Jared Polis is an evening person and does his best work at night.” The proposal also would also require all Republicans to drop their efforts to repeal the 2010 health-care law and instead “personally endorse the law” by signing their names to it in the U.S. code.

And it would impose silence on conservative Rep. Steve King (R., Iowa) on topics ranging from same-sex marriage to cantaloupes.
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