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Michael McAuliff

Senate Passes Increase Of The Nation's Debt Limit | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate moved quickly Wednesday to boost the nation's debt limit, voting to extend the Treasury Department's borrowing authority into...

Michael McAuliff

McConnell: Debt Ceiling Won't Be Raised Without A Hostage | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Tuesday that the nation's debt limit won't be raised unless Republicans can extract ...

When Chicken Little Comes Home to Roost: Why Many Americans Aren't Concerned About a National Debt Default

Adam Levin | Posted 12.15.2013 | Politics
Adam Levin

Between this budget showdown and that sequester, the last debt ceiling fight and the more recent government shutdown, the majority of Americans found themselves, at best, inconvenienced. Why, they must be thinking, is this any different? What's the big deal?

Reid: 'We're Getting Closer'

Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics

By DONNA CASSATA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid reported progress Monday toward a deal to avoid a threatene...

Reid To Introduce Clean Debt Ceiling Bill

Reuters | Posted 12.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Harry Reid, the Democratic leader in the U.S. Senate, said he will introduce a "clean" bill later on Tuesday to raise ...

Michael McAuliff

Government Shutdown Heads For Collision With Debt Limit | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The resolution of the government shutdown appeared headed for a showdown over the fast-approaching national debt limit Thursday as Democ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Top Democrat: Boehner Should Learn From Mitch McConnell | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With just four days left to avert a shutdown of the federal government, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has a message for House Speaker John...

Reid Rejects GOP Plan

Reuters | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Sept 26 (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat, on Thursday rejected plans by Republicans in the House of Repres...

Michael McAuliff

Boehner Adopts Obama's Talking Point In Debt Debate | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has been increasingly adopting one of President Barack Obama's key economic talking points on auster...

Paul Blumenthal

Should Super Congress Be Super Transparent? | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The proposed so-called "super Congress," created by congressional leaders in the debt deal and required to find $1.5 trillion in debt re...

Default Missile

Shan Wells | Posted 10.01.2011 | Denver
Shan Wells


House Democrats: Vote Down This Budget Surrender and Prevent the Suicide of the Democratic Project

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 09.30.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

House Democrats and Nancy Pelosi--You are all that stands between the American people and unconditional surrender to the darkest forces in American society and the mass suicide of the liberal Democratic project.

Sam Stein

Harry Reid Tentatively Signs Off On Debt Ceiling Deal | Sam Stein | Posted 09.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has tentatively signed off on a deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling, which has been prima...

Sam Stein

Reid Vote Delayed To Sunday As Hints Of Deal Emerge | Sam Stein | Posted 09.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A final Senate vote on raising the nation's debt ceiling was put off 12 more hours as the two sides inched toward a long-sought agreemen...

Harry Reid: GOP Leaders 'Still Refuse To Negotiate In Good Faith'

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 09.29.2011 | Politics

Speaking on the Senate floor early Saturday evening, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid dismissed a suggestion made just hours earlier by Senate Minori...

Jennifer Bendery

Democrats, GOP Have Now Rejected Each Other's Debt Plans | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With just three days left until the country is set to begin defaulting on its debt, the House rejected a debt proposal by Senate Majorit...

Sam Stein

43 GOP Senators Vow To Oppose Reid's Debt Bill | Sam Stein | Posted 09.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hours before the Senate is set to vote on Majority Leader Harry Reid's latest debt ceiling legislation, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell'...

Obama: Republicans Wasted 'Precious Days' On Boehner Debt Ceiling Plan

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP/The Huffington Post) -- Claiming that the two parties aren't that far apart, President Barack Obama is urging Democratic and Republican...

Michael McAuliff

Harry Reid's Debt Ceiling Bill Puts His Cards On The Table | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) unveiled a new debt ceiling bill Friday night that strongly resembles a plan first suggested ...

Michael McAuliff

Senate Debt Bill Poised To Take U.S. To Edge Of Default | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats think they see a path to raising the nation's debt ceiling, but it will literally take the country down to the wire -- ...

Michael McAuliff

John Boehner's Debt Ceiling Bill Stalls In House | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican plan that would have hiked the nation's debt ceiling for only six months and left the country's spending captive to a "Supe...

Boehner Debt Ceiling Bill Faces House Vote

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republican leaders pleaded with their recalcitrant rank and file Thursday to back a plan to stave off an unprecedented govern...

Michael McAuliff

Dems: Boehner Once Backed A Debt Plan Similar To Reid's Proposal | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) backed a debt limit plan in the spring that sounds very much like a deal Senate Majority Leader Harr...

John Boehner: 'There Is No Deal' On Debt Ceiling, Democrats Have 'Done Nothing'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP/The Huffington Post) -- Speaker John Boehner declared Friday that the House has "done its job" toward resolving the impasse over raisin...