Editorial Board

Four Questions House Republicans Should Answer

The crisis in Washington is over -- for now. Yet who could possibly have confidence in this Congress? Or, to put a finer point on it, confidence in the Republicans of this Congress? Not even their own supporters seem to have much. The party’s appetite for brinkmanship has cut the nation’s growth, raised its borrowing costs (and thus the deficit), pummeled consumer confidence and made a mockery of the U.S. government.

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