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House Debt Ceiling

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...

Paul Ryan Votes Against Spending Needed For Own Budget

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

On Tuesday, 28 House Republicans joined 193 of their Democratic colleagues in voting to raise the debt ceiling without attaching additional measures t...

Sabrina Siddiqui

House Passes Debt Ceiling Hike After GOP Capitulates

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives approved a rise in the nation's debt limit Tuesday, setting up passage of a bill in the Senate that would ...

Tea Party ... WINNING!

Shan Wells | Posted 12.16.2013 | Denver
Shan Wells

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Michael McAuliff

Conservatives Sink House Debt Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Conservative tea party-aligned groups shot down House Republicans' ill-starred proposal to keep the government open Tuesday, forcing GOP...

Sabrina Siddiqui

House GOP Unsure House GOP Plan Will Pass

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans sang "Amazing Grace" Tuesday morning and unveiled a fresh plan to fund the government and lift the debt ceiling -- onl...

Michael McAuliff

A Deal Takes Shape As Republican Laments '2 Months Blown'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Whatever deal emerges from overnight negotiations in the Senate, Republican lawmakers said they weren't sure it could pass quickly enoug...

House GOP To Demand Obamacare Delay In Debt Ceiling Deal

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

House Republican leadership will seek a one-year delay in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act in exchange for lifting the debt ceiling, Nati...

Michael McAuliff

House Votes To Raise Debt Ceiling, Takes Its Pay Hostage Instead

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to raise the nation's debt ceiling by an unspecified amount, suspending the federal governm...

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...

How John Boehner Got The Votes For The Debt Ceiling Deal

AP | By LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 10.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Speaker John Boehner was desperate in his search for votes from his party to prevent a first-ever government default. But despite what a...

America Deserves a Better Deal

Rep. John Conyers | Posted 10.04.2011 | Black Voices
Rep. John Conyers

The American people need to send a message to the members of the deficit reduction commission, whoever they may end up being, that they need to prioritize the preservation of Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security.

Sam Stein

John Boehner Yanks Debt Ceiling Bill, House Vote Postponed

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House GOP leadership announced abruptly on Thursday evening that they were suspending a vote on Speaker John Boehner's (R-Ohio) debt cei...

Can Boehner Get His House In Order?

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 09.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The terms "billions" and "trillions" are tossed around in the nation's debt ceiling debate. Probably no number, however, is more importa...

Tea Party-Backed Debt Ceiling Plan Faces House Vote

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 09.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Defying a veto threat, the Republican-controlled House voted Tuesday night to slice federal spending by $6 trillion and require a c...