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President Ronald Reagan (seated) and Chief of Staff James A. Baker III are pictured in the Oval Office of the White House. (University of Texas)

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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia pauses during a speech as part of a lecture series at Tufts University on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, in Medford, Mass. Justice Scalia, who has served on the nation's highest court since 1986 following a nomination by President Reagan, spoke about interpreting the U.S. Constitution. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds)

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A class titled “Reagan 101” begins later this month at Eureka College, the late president’s Illinois alma mater, taught by Reagan historian Craig Shirley. (Courtesy of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library)

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Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Washington Republican, said that presidents have routinely negotiated with lawmakers in the past to reach agreements to increase borrowing, from Ronald Reagan to Bill Clinton to Mr. Obama himself in 2011.

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Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Washington Republican, said that presidents have routinely negotiated with lawmakers in the past to reach agreements to increase borrowing, from Ronald Reagan to Bill Clinton to Mr. Obama himself in 2011.

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** FILE ** Young conservatives and tea partyers plan an event to observe the 32nd anniversary of the Economic Tax Recovery Act, signed by President Reagan on Aug. 13, 1981. (Ronald Reagan Library)

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President Ronald Reagan and House Speaker Tip O'Neill. (credit: Reagan Library)

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President Ronald Reagan and House Speaker Tip O'Neill. (credit: Reagan Library)

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Young conservatives and tea partyers plan an event to observe the 32nd anniversary of the Economic Tax Recovery Act, signed by President Reagan on Aug. 13, 1981. (Ronald Reagan Library)

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** FILE ** President Reagan signs the Economic Tax Recovery Act on Aug. 13, 1981. (Ronald Reagan Library)

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** FILE ** The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** A spectator jumps up as President Reagan gives a thumbs up sign after his speech in front of the Brandenburg Gate in West Berlin, where he said "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall." (Associated Press)

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Democratic strategists are citing President Reagan's speeches and letters to persuade Republicans to agree to a debt-ceiling increase. A conservative media analyst said Reagan was being taken out of context. (Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library)

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** FILE ** Republican candidate for President Ronald Reagan, left, and his running mate George H.W. Bush answer questions during a press conference Friday, July 26, 1980. (AP Photo/Wally Fong)

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**FILE** Britain's Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher smiles with satisfaction as President Ronald Reagan makes a farewell speech June 9, 1982, outside her Downing Street office in London prior to his departure for Bonn. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Britain's Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher smiles with satisfaction as President Ronald Reagan makes a farewell speech June 9, 1982, outside her Downing Street office in London prior to his departure for Bonn. (Associated Press)