Democrats struggle to gain steam on Biden spending plan

Democrats struggle to gain steam on Biden spending plan

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats are struggling to break through on their sweeping social spending bill amid a laser-like focus on the price tag and high-profile squabbles.Democratic leadership has set an end-of-the-month deadline to get both the spending package and a…

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McConnell gets GOP wake-up call

McConnell gets GOP wake-up call

This post was originally published on this siteThe backlash Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) received from fellow Republican senators last week is a wake-up call to the GOP leader that he doesn’t have any more political capital to spend on helping Democrats raise the debt limit again…

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House to vote to extend debt ceiling through early December

House to vote to extend debt ceiling through early December

This post was originally published on this siteThe House of Representatives is expected to vote Tuesday to extend the nation’s debt limit through early December after the Senate approved a stopgap measure last week in a bid to avert a catastrophic default and economic disaster.

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Senate passes deal to raise debt ceiling into December, sending measure to House

Senate passes deal to raise debt ceiling into December, sending measure to House

This post was originally published on this siteSenate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said Democrats and Republicans reached a deal on a short-term extension of the debt ceiling into December.     

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Senate leaders announce debt limit deal

Senate leaders announce debt limit deal

This post was originally published on this site Senate leaders hope to pass the bill, which would increase the borrowing limit by $480 billion, as soon as today. (Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)

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Democrats warn of looming downgrade as US faces debt default crisis

Democrats warn of looming downgrade as US faces debt default crisis

This post was originally published on this site Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer warned Tuesday that the United States was flirting with a disastrous downgrade in its credit rating as lawmakers remained deadlocked over how to stave off a debt default with just days to spare. Democrats say the Senate...

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As a Debt Default Looms, the White House Warns of a Financial Crisis

As a Debt Default Looms, the White House Warns of a Financial Crisis

This post was originally published on this site‘A default would send shock waves through global financial markets,’ officials at the White House Council of Economic Advisers warned.

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US senator lashes out over ‘unlawful’ bathroom protest

US senator lashes out over ‘unlawful’ bathroom protest

This post was originally published on this site A Democratic senator hit out Monday at leftist activists who followed her into a bathroom to make their case for a massive White House spending package she has been blocking — highlighting the divisions threatening President Joe Biden’s economic agenda. Kyrsten Sinema,...

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Biden Calls Republicans ‘Reckless’ Over the Debt Limit Increase

Biden Calls Republicans ‘Reckless’ Over the Debt Limit Increase

This post was originally published on this siteThe president warned Republicans “not to use procedural tricks to block us from doing the job.”

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McConnell ‘respectfully’ tells Biden it’s time for Democrats to raise debt ceiling

McConnell ‘respectfully’ tells Biden it’s time for Democrats to raise debt ceiling

This post was originally published on this siteSenate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) is urging President Biden to lean on Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to get Democrats to raise the debt ceiling on their own.”I respectfully submit…

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