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Reid Debt Ceiling

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...

Uncertainty Looms Large In Debt Ceiling Debate

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 09.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In an unforgiving display of partisanship, the Republican-controlled House approved emergency legislation Friday night to avoid an ...

Sam Stein

Debt Ceiling Debate Comes Down To Iraq, Afghanistan Drawdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the end, the debt ceiling debate could come down to a simple accounting question. Should the money saved from drawing down the wars i...

Sam Stein

Senate Dems Eying End-Of-Week Consideration On Plan B Debt Ceiling Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic Senate leadership is preparing to introduce a compromise debt ceiling bill to the floor as early as the end of this week, in ...

Sam Stein

Harry Reid And Mitch McConnell Working On A 'Hybrid' Solution To Debt Standoff

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate's top two officials are working on what one aide called a "hybrid," fail-safe solution to the debt ceiling debate that could ...

Sam Stein

Reid To Boehner: If You Want $2 Trillion In Cuts, Start With Oil And Gas Tax Breaks

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 07.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Less than a day after House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) demanded that the debt ceiling not be lifted unless the government reduce spen...