(WASHINGTON) — Must-pass legislation to allow the government to borrow money to pay its bills has cleared Congress for President Barack Obama’s signature.
The Senate approved the measure by a near party-line 55-43 vote. All of the “aye” votes came from Obama’s Democratic allies.
But the vote to pass the measure was anticlimactic …
Sure, he loses a lot of votes, but the House Speaker is more secure than ever in his leadership spot
Repealing a cut to veterans’ pensions is the latest sweetener GOP leaders offer their members
Congress has less than three weeks to act to raise the debt limit, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said Friday, warning that after February 27, the government may not be able to meet all of its obligations without additional borrowing.
The federal debt ceiling was suspended until today under the budget agreement passed last November. The …
Says U.S. will be unable to pay its bills past end of February if Congress doesn’t raise debt ceiling
Despite potential political and economic costs, GOP leaders say they’ll again set conditions on raising the US debt limit in February
Purdue University President Mitch Daniels called our debt, the “largest non military danger we’ve ever faced.”
‘If Congress does not act and the U.S. suddenly cannot pay its bills, the repercussions would be serious’
Country reaches borrowing limit on Oct. 17
Calls out GOP ‘grandstanding’
The former Republican candidate says there’s a better way to defeat Obamacare
Environmental groups are approaching the Keystone project much as the U.S. government fights the war on drugs. They are attacking supply rather than demand.
New NRCC ad shows why Republicans have a harder argument to make on the sequester than their Democratic opponents.