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Sabrina Siddiqui

House GOP Unsure House GOP Plan Will Pass | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans sang "Amazing Grace" Tuesday morning and unveiled a fresh plan to fund the government and lift the debt ceiling -- onl...

Michael McAuliff

House Votes To Raise Debt Ceiling, Takes Its Pay Hostage Instead | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to raise the nation's debt ceiling by an unspecified amount, suspending the federal governm...

House Trying To Diffuse Debt Ceiling Bomb

Posted 01.23.2013 | Politics

By ANDREW TAYLOR, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — With tacit support from President Barack Obama, House Republicans are moving to try to defuse...

America Deserves a Better Deal

Rep. John Conyers | Posted 10.04.2011 | Black Voices
Rep. John Conyers

The American people need to send a message to the members of the deficit reduction commission, whoever they may end up being, that they need to prioritize the preservation of Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security.

Why the Deficit Deal May Pass -- But Can't Stand

Carl Pope | Posted 10.01.2011 | Politics
Carl Pope

So we won't default -- unless the extremist Tea Party gets its way. But we don't have a long-range fiscal plan, either, whatever the press releases say. Since the plan on the table is horrendous, that's a good thing.

Day Of Reckoning For The GOP

Posted 09.18.2011 | Politics

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON -- Senator Mitch McConnell's plan to avert an imminent U.S. debt default could lead to a day of reckoning for his R...