US borrowing tops 100% of GDP: Treasury: The new borrowing took total public debt to $14.58 trillion, over end-2010 GDP of $14.53 trillion, and putting it in a league with highly indebted countries like Italy and Belgium. (AFP 3 August 2011)
Pennsylvania Republican Sen. Pat Toomey lays out why he didn’t support the debt ceiling plan in yesterday’s vote in the Senate. Watch the video ( 5: 47 min) from Greta Van Susteren’s one-on-one interview.
Pat and Kris Toomey. After this photo was taken, they added a third