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Debt Ceiling Showdown

Debt Ceiling Showdown Nears Endgame

Posted 12.14.2013 | Politics

By DONNA CASSATA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States moved perilously closer to an economy-rattling default an...

CEOs Warn Of 'Extremely Adverse' Effects Of Debt Ceiling Standoff

Reuters | Jeff Mason and Mark Felsenthal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Chief executives from major financial institutions met with President Barack Obama on Wednesday and warned of "adverse" ...

America To Congress: Spare Us A Debt Ceiling Showdown

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

A majority of Americans want to see the debt ceiling raised, but Republicans and tea party supporters feel otherwise, according to a CNN/ORC poll rele...

Sam Stein

Republicans Pledge To Extract Cuts From Obama In Debt Ceiling Showdown | Sam Stein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The just-completed deal to resolve the so-called fiscal cliff has created an even greater cliff down the road. By the end of February, l...

Sam Stein

Rep. Louie Gohmert On Debt Ceiling: 'That's Our Leverage' | Sam Stein | Posted 11.30.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK CITY -- One of the only new proposals that President Obama introduced in his opening bid to resolve the impasse over the so-called fiscal cli...

Sam Stein

Debt Ceiling Showdown: Obama, Boehner Diverge On Demands | Sam Stein | Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Once again, Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and President Barack Obama find themselves in a standoff over how to raise the nation's debt c...