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Debt Ceiling 2014

Sabrina Siddiqui

Republicans Vote Against Paying For Budget They Supported

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A large number of House Republicans voted against raising the nation's borrowing cap Tuesday, even though they supported a budget in Dec...

Sabrina Siddiqui

House Passes Debt Ceiling Hike After GOP Capitulates

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives approved a rise in the nation's debt limit Tuesday, setting up passage of a bill in the Senate that would ...

Ted Cruz Thinks This Is An 'Irresponsible' Way To Raise The Debt Limit

Reuters | Posted 04.12.2014 | Politics

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON, Feb 10 (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, the Tea Party firebrand who egged on Republica...

Sabrina Siddiqui

House GOP Abandons Plans To Tie Debt Ceiling To Keystone, Obamacare 'Insurance Bailout'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are abandoning plans to link a debt ceiling increase to the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline or a repeal of the ri...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Senate Republicans May Control Fate Of Debt Ceiling

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The focus of the forthcoming debt ceiling standoff is squarely on House Republican leadership, which is still deciding what type of legi...

Treasury Secretary Pushes Congress On Debt Ceiling

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says he will start using emergency measures after Feb. 7 to avoid a first-ever default on the nationa...

Sabrina Siddiqui

House GOP Warily Eyes Another Debt Ceiling Showdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

CAMBRIDGE, Md. -- House Republicans on Friday began flirting more seriously with the idea of spurring another showdown over the nation's debt limit wh...

Matt Sledge

Mitch McConnell: It Would Be 'Irresponsible' To Pass A Clean Debt Ceiling Increase

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Sunday that it would be "irresponsible" to raise the debt ceiling without trying to attach amendme...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Obama: GOP Would Be 'Crazy' To Hold Debt Ceiling Hostage

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama warned Republicans Friday not to pursue another debt ceiling showdown, standing by his position that he won't neg...

Luke Johnson

Treasury Sends Debt Ceiling Warning

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Treasury Secretary Jack Lew warned House Speaker John Boehner Thursday that the federal government will reach its debt limit sometime in...