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Harry Reid Moves To Draw Line In Sand On Debt Deal

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republicans will have to drop their insistence on retaining tax cuts for the rich and plans to reshape Medicare before there can be...

Michael McAuliff

Senate Passes Debt Limit Bill | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate did its part Tuesday to end a months-long standoff and raise the debt ceiling, passing a bill that dramatically cuts spending...

Jason Linkins

Media Proclaims Debt Deal To Be Good And Virtuous Because No One Is Happy About It | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.01.2011 | Media

Do you remember a more innocent time in your life where you thought the purpose of legislating was to ensure positive-sum outcomes for ordinary Americans? Those were great times!

Michael McAuliff

Senate Debt Timeline Leaves Razor-Thin Margin For Error | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Unless Republicans in the Senate drop opposition to Majority Leader Harry Reid's (D-Nev.) plan to raise the nation's debt limit, the soo...

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...

Michael McAuliff

Senate Kills Tea Party-Backed Bill On Debt | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats shut down the draconian “Cut, Cap and Balance” bill Friday, declaring their action would clear the way to get to a ...

Michael McAuliff

Harry Reid: House Taking a Weekend Off Could Cause Catastrophic U.S. Default | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are setting up a catastrophic U.S. default by deciding to take a weekend off while time to resolve deadlocked negotiat...

Michael McAuliff

Tim Geithner Warns On Debt: 'We Are Running Out of Time' | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With members of Congress stuck squabbling over a debt agreement, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner bluntly warned them Thursday that time ...

Michael McAuliff

Dems Suggest GOP's Budget Stand Is Nutty And Dangerous | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats think they have a winning strategy in the deadlocked debt debate: casting Republicans as single-minded lunatics who will prote...

Harry Reid Warns Of Government Shutdown

The Las Vegas Sun | Karoun Demirjian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With only a few weeks until the Senate and House must approve new funding legislation to keep the country humming, Democrats are sounding an alarm: Re...