Ted Cruz, R-Texas, ripped his fellow GOP senators on conservative talk radio, taking a bit of a victory lap for forcing a politically tough vote to lift the debt ceiling and avoid a default. [...]
'Clean' debt bill to extend Treasury's borrowing authority passes with a 221-201 majority, including votes from 28 Republicans [...]
House Republicans struggle to find consensus on how to proceed on the debt ceiling. [...]
From all outward appearances, the president believes he is sitting in the catbird seat today, having signed a bill last night that provides him with cover in terms of the debt ceiling and reopens the government. [...]
Ratings agency Fitch has put the US AAA credit rating under review for a downgrade as the deadline to raise the US borrowing limit draws closer. [...]
Some say the bad blood between the Senate leaders could endanger a deal on the debt ceiling. [...]
A House GOP offer to pass a six-week debt ceiling extension without reopening the government [...]
US Republicans have offered President Barack Obama a short-term debt limit increase to stave off default. [...]
Senate Democrats this week are planning a vote to extend the nation's borrowing authority through 2014, the latest sign that the focus of the budget impasse is shifting toward preventing a U.S. debt default. [...]
Senate Democrats and President Obama have split over important strategic decisions in the battle to raise the debt ceiling. Senate Democrats and President Obama have split over important strategic decisions in the battle to raise the debt ceiling. [...]
Ross Douthat reviews a previous instance when Democrats linked other demands to the debt ceiling during Reagan’s second term, but then says this: [...]
House Speaker John Boehner said he wouldn't bring up bills to fully reopen the government or raise the debt limit unless Democrats agree to broader talks aimed at trimming the deficit. [...]
Obama claims raising the debt ceiling doesn't increase the debt and that debt-ceiling negotiations have never been used to effect other policy changes. by Michael Tennant [...]
As I noted yesterday, the apparent stand-off over increasing the debt limit is, to paraphrase Seinfeld, real...and it's spectacular. According to [...]
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President Obama's Weekly Address: Now Is The Time to Take Action Against Gun Violence. I agree, but not in the way he wants to 'take action.' His form of action is to control more and more on our lives.