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Gop Debt Limit

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 ...

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 possi...

Boehner Offers Debt Extension If Obama Negotiates On Cuts

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 12.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a fresh deadline, House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that Republicans would vote to extend the gov...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Lawmakers Ready To Risk Catastrophic Default

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans know that holding the nation's debt limit hostage in a standoff with Democrats over spending carries major risks to the econ...

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...

Poll: Raise Debt Ceiling Or Face Disastrous Consequences

AP | ALAN FRAM and JENNIFER AGIESTA | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Most Americans think jarring economic problems will erupt if lawmakers fail to increase the government's borrowing limit. Yet they'...

GOP Senator Talks 'Wonderful Experiment' Of Not Raising Debt Ceiling

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) claimed Tuesday that a Republican-led refusal to raise the debt ceiling could be a "wonderful experiment" in forcing the gov...

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 de...

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 count...