Steve Koff at the Plain Dealer reports:
U.S. Senate candidate Josh Mandel, who’s currently the Ohio treasurer, would have voted against the $2.1 trillion debt-ceiling legislation that will get President Barack Obama’s signature later today.
Mandel, a Republican, favored an approach called Cut, Cap and Balance — which could not pass in the Democrat-controlled Senate.
Ohio Democrats say Mandel’s position was extreme and would have caused the federal government to default on its obligations to creditors and citizens.
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Published: Aug 2, 2011
Last Modified: Apr 21, 2021