Debt Sparring Revealed the Divisions Within the Republicans
The debt sparring of the two political parties revealed the divisions within the Republicans. A cursory glance indicates that the Tea Party extremists among the Republicans won a victory over John Boehner, the Speaker of the House as well as the party.
Boehner argued with the Republicans in the Congress to join hands in supporting a parcel of cuts in spending and an increase in debt limit. But he had to face strong opposition from Rep. Jim Jordan (Ohio) who heads the Republican Study Committee. It comprises of a significant number of House conservatives.