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The Day Ahead: Friday, July 22
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President Obama will visit the University of Maryland today for another so-called town hall meeting (Baltimore Sun)

The president and Majority Leader John Boehner are reportedly close to an agreement on a debt deal (New York Times)

States feeling budgetary pressure because of debt ceiling, some at risk for credit rating downgrade (New York Times)

Sen. Richard Shelby will continue to block nomination of CFPB director (ABC News)

The Pentagon will announce today that is ready to certify the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell (Fox News)

Sen. Tom Coburn thinks Obama would sign Cut, Cap, and Balance legislation:

The Deal That Dare Not Speak Its Name by W. James Antle, III: Obama and Boehner are reluctant to celebrate their grand bargain because many obstacles remain.

Inhibiting an Oil and Gas Boom, by Paul Chesser: The fossil fuel shale extraction industry is under attack.

Is It Miller Time?, by Larry Thornberry: One in, one out in Florida Senate race.

Fatal Flaws of Keynesian Economics, by Ron Ross: The stimulus has failed, and John Maynard Keynes is to blame.

Go Man, Young West, by Jay D. Homnick: Is there any point of getting along with Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz?

The Girl Can’t Help It, by Robert Stacy McCain: How a Christian Republican starlet scandalized Hollywood.

Wintry Spring, by George H. Wittman: Recent Arab revolutions have been marked by the same old politics with the same old characters.

The Phaeton Liberal, by Bill Croke: There is one thing left to say about Mark Twain. 

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