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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Cutting climate programs may be harder than other things as Biden trims his bill

Cutting climate programs may be harder than other things as Biden trims his bill

This post was originally published on this site President Biden is urging Democrats to embrace incremental progress as the party negotiates down a broad spending bill. He may not have that option when it comes to its major climate policies. (Image credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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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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Is Sen. Kyrsten Sinema too moderate for progressives in Arizona?

Is Sen. Kyrsten Sinema too moderate for progressives in Arizona?

This post was originally published on this site  Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., a senator vital to the fate of President Joe Biden’s $3.5 trillion “Build Back Better” agenda, departs the Senate before meeting with Biden at the White House, at the Capitol in Washington on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021. |...

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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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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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Schumer: Congress needs to raise debt ceiling by end of the week

Schumer: Congress needs to raise debt ceiling by end of the week

This post was originally published on this siteSenate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said on Monday that Congress needs to get a bill raising the debt ceiling to President Biden’s desk by the end of the week, an ambitious timeline given an entrenched stalemate …

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The Work Continues After Progressives Rescue Two-Track Infrastructure Plan

The Work Continues After Progressives Rescue Two-Track Infrastructure Plan

This post was originally published on this site Negotiations over the $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill for President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better plan are back on after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) ultimately declined to bring the bipartisan infrastructure bill (BIF) to a vote last week due to progressives’ threat...

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