House Delays Vote on GOP Debt Bill

Updated, 10:00 PM

House Republican leaders have delayed a pivotal vote on Speaker John Boehner’s proposal to cut the deficit and raise the federal debt ceiling, suggesting they may still be scrambling for votes after three days of whipping wavering members. Laena Fallon, a spokeswoman for House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, said the …

With Debt Talks at the Brink, It’s Business as Usual on Capitol Hill

If it weren’t for the late-night jokes and the prime-time press conferences and the cable networks’ ticking countdown clocks to Debt Armageddon, you wouldn’t have thought the name of a post office was at stake in Congress on Thursday, let alone the full faith and credit of the United States. House Speaker John Boehner was calm and …

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