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Sabrina Siddiqui

Republicans Vote Against Paying For Budget They Supported | 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...

GOP Mulling New Debt Ceiling Plan

Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics

By ANDREW TAYLOR, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leaders are gauging interest in a plan to reverse a recently passed cut...

Why The Debt Limit Looks Less Threatening Now

Reuters | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics

* House Republicans struggle with conditions for debt limit hike * Scale of demands far less ambitious than watershed 2011 battle ...

GOP Weighing Demands For Debt Limit Hostage

Reuters | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

* Republican lawmakers won't support "blank check" debt limit increase * Keystone XL, medical device tax seen as possible conditions ...

Michael McAuliff

House GOP Eyes Next Debt Ceiling Move | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans appeared to be searching for a way out of the fiscal showdown Wednesday, as reports surfaced that leaders were talking...

Michael McAuliff

Republican Leaders Don't Have The Votes For Their Own Hostage Plan | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republican leaders rolled out their latest gambit to use the nation's debt limit to extract concessions from Democrats, but they m...

GOP Eyes New Debt Limit Demands

The Washington Post | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

While much of Washington was enthralled by Benghazi e-mails and the IRS scandal, House Republicans began quietly planning their strategy for the next ...

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...

Jennifer Bendery

UPDATE: Tea Party Coalition Rejects Boehner's Debt Proposal | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.24.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: 4:10 p.m. -- A coalition of Tea Party chapters and conservative lawmakers on Monday rejected the debt proposal put forward by Speaker John Boe...

Sam Stein

Harry Reid's Debt Proposal Will Leave Entitlement Benefits Untouched | Sam Stein | Posted 09.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's (D-Nev.) $2.7 trillion debt ceiling proposal will not include reforms to the benefit structure of en...

Jennifer Bendery

Reid Pitches Final Deficit Deal Without Revenues | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.23.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After another round of failed negotiations with Republicans over the weekend, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Sunday night...

Impasse on Debt Ceiling: Bluff Or Belief?

Bill Donius | Posted 09.06.2011 | Business
Bill Donius

If politics are about the art of the possible, both sides need to come together to finish the painting. The time for bluffing is over, this is the time for a resolution.

Geithner Meeting With Republican Skeptics On Debt Ceiling

Posted 08.02.2011 | Politics

(Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner meets an influential group of freshman Republican lawmakers on Thursday to try to improve chances...

Republicans Question Debt Armageddon Warnings On Debt

Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Would it really be such a big deal if the United States couldn't pay its bills? As Washington searches for a budget deal t...

Conservatives Skeptical Of Geithner's Warning On Debt Ceiling Deadline

Posted 07.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON, May 17 (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is facing growing criticism for his changing predictions on when the country m...