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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...

No Clear Path For Obama To Act Alone Over Looming Issue

Reuters | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

By Jessica Dye and Rachelle Younglai NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, Jan 12 (Reuters) - The White House would be taking a risk if it tries to mak...

Debt Ceiling Politics: 'Few Exercises Produce As Much Cynical And Overtly Partisan Behavior'

wsj.com | Posted 06.26.2011 | Politics

Iowa has two Senators, one a Republican (Charles Grassley), the other a Democrat (Tom Harkin). Each has voted seven times since 2002 on a bill to r...

Politics, Ideology Overshadow Debt Limit Talks

Posted 06.20.2011 | Politics

(Reuters) - In the looming fight over raising the debt limit, Washington will have its eye on two deadlines: July 2011 and November 2012. The first i...