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Debt Ceiling

McConnell: No December debt ceiling vote
www.politico.com
“It does not eliminate the extraordinary measures that the Treasury secretary had always had,” McConnell told reporters. “It doesn't mean that we won't address the debt ceiling in the future.” [...]
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Cruz Calls Out GOP Leaders as Dishonest on Debt Issue
blogs.rollcall.com
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. [...]
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US House votes to raise government debt ceiling until March 2015
www.theguardian.com
'€˜Clean' debt bill to extend Treasury's borrowing authority passes with a 221-201 majority, including votes from 28 Republicans [...]
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GOP Disagreement Over Debt Ceiling Strategy Could Save the Party in 2014
www.usnews.com
House Republicans struggle to find consensus on how to proceed on the debt ceiling. [...]
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Leaked WH memo shows expectation 500K would enroll in Obamacare by Oct. 31
www.examiner.com
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. [...]
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Debt ceiling: Fitch puts US credit rating under review
www.bbc.co.uk
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. [...]
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Some say bitter rift between McConnell and Reid could endanger a deal
www.washingtonpost.com
Some say the bad blood between the Senate leaders could endanger a deal on the debt ceiling. [...]
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Harry Reid Won’t Negotiate Until GOP Opens Government
blogs.rollcall.com
A House GOP offer to pass a six-week debt ceiling extension without reopening the government [...]
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US Republicans make temporary debt-ceiling offer
www.bbc.co.uk
US Republicans have offered President Barack Obama a short-term debt limit increase to stave off default. [...]
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Obama administration backs a temporary debt-ceiling increase to allow deeper budget talks.
online.wsj.com
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. [...]
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President, Dems split on strategy
thehill.com
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. [...]
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Reagan and Debt Ceiling “Blackmail”
www.theamericanconservative.com
Ross Douthat reviews a previous instance when Democrats linked other demands to the debt ceiling during Reagan’s second term, but then says this: [...]
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Boehner says he won’t pass bill to raise debt ceiling without addressing long-term challenges
online.wsj.com
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. [...]
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Obama’s Debt-ceiling Disinformation
www.thenewamerican.com
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 [...]
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What We Talk About When We Talk About the Debt Ceiling: Nothing Much, Sadly.
reason.com
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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