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John McCain Takes Another Shot At Ted Cruz

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

It's no secret that Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) isn't the biggest fan of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), whom he's called a "wacko bird" and "crazy." And in t...

The Tea Party Is Teed At Mitch McConnell

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The tea party is teeing off on Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell. Matt Bevin, who is challenging McConnell in the GOP prim...

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

Senate Approves Vital Measure On Debt Limit, Next Stop: Sequestration

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate voted Thursday to pass a short-term suspension of the debt limit, warding off another showdown over raising the nation's...

House To Vote On Raising The Debt Ceiling

AP | Posted 01.21.2013 | Politics

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Republican officials say the House will vote Wednesday on an increase in the nation's debt limit, a move des...

Debt Ceiling Controversy Resurfacing

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The GOP-controlled House on Wednesday kicked off another session with a protest vote against raising the government's borrowing cap...

Lawmakers And Politicos React To Debt Ceiling Deal

Posted 10.01.2011 | Politics

On Sunday night, President Obama and congressional leaders announced that they had reached a bipartisan deal to raise the debt ceiling -- but that doe...

WATCH: Amanda Terkel On 'The Ed Show' Discusses Debt Limit Vote

Huff TV | Posted 08.01.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

House Republicans held a vote on Tuesday regarding whether or not to raise the nation's debt limit, with 318 votes against the measure. Huffington P...

Lobbying Push Targets New House GOP Lawmakers On Debt Ceiling Vote

Posted 06.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - They have been in Washington barely four months but the 85 first-term Republicans in the House of Representatives have foun...