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Is today the day for a debt ceiling deal?

With calls growing for Congress and the President to put aside politics, will the Washington politicians finally reach agreement on the debt ceiling controversy?

I doubt it. Look for a few more days of political theater. The deadline is still a couple weeks away, after all.

Eventually the pols will act. It’s hard for them to ignore political self-interest, but they have to do what’s best for the country, right?

Will they?

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Bredesen co-chairs webcast on jobs

Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen on Monday will co-chair a U.S. Chamber of Commerce and National Chamber Foundation webcast to discuss job creation and economic growth.

Bredesen will be joined by six other governors — Gov. Tim Pawlenty, Minnesota; Gov. Jack Markell, Delaware; Gov. Bill Richardson, New Mexico; Gov. Donald Carcieri, Rhode Island; Gov. Rick Perry, Texas and Gov. Joe Manchin, West Virginia.

The event highlights the chamber’s job creation campaign, American Free Enterprise. Dream Big.

The webcast can be accessed here.