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The Bipartisan Policy Centre, a Washington think-tank that strives to bring Democrats and Republicans together, just published a report on what might happen if talks to raise the debt ceiling fail. The scenario it describes is grim. Put it this way: the US is contemplating the greatest unforced error in the history of economic policy.

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I have been the FT's Washington columnist since April 2007. I moved from Britain to the US in 2005 to write for the Atlantic Monthly and the National Journal after 20 years working at the Economist, most recently as deputy editor. I write mainly about the intersection of politics and economics.

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