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Biden Debt Talks

Michael McAuliff

Budget Dem: $2.4 Trillion Cut Is Not Good Enough

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate's Democratic Budget Chairman drew his own line in the sand of raising the nation's debt limit Tuesday, saying he'll oppose an...

Debt Talks Make Way For Tough Trade-Offs

Posted 08.17.2011 | Politics

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON -- Negotiators trying to tame the United States' spiraling debt said on Thursday that they had tentatively agreed on a ...

Negotiators Set Deadline For Debt Limit Deal

Posted 08.15.2011 | Politics

By Andy Sullivan and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON - A group of top lawmakers on Wednesday set an ambitious July 1 goal to reach a broad debt-reduction ...

Jennifer Bendery

Biden: Goal Is Bipartisan Deficit Deal By Late June

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Bipartisan negotiators are aiming for a final deal on a deficit reduction package by late June, more than a month before the government ...

Debt Limit Negotiators To Look At Tax Hikes

Posted 08.09.2011 | Politics

By Andy Sullivan Thu Jun 9, 1:09 am ET WASHINGTON – Top lawmakers on Thursday are expected to discuss one of the biggest hurdles in the way of a...

Boehner Sets Earlier Deadline For Debt Ceiling Deal

Posted 08.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Washington needs to wrap up a deal to increase borrowing authority within a month to avoid rattling financial markets, House of Represen...

Elise Foley

White House: No Alternative To Raising Debt Ceiling

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 07.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House said on Wednesday that there is no “Plan B” if Congress does not vote to increase the debt limit by August. The ...

Elise Foley

GOP Senator: Preliminary Agreements Reached In Debt Talks

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 07.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senator Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.), who represents the Senate GOP in White House debt talks, said on Tuesday that a bipartisan group of lawmakers...