Tag: debt ceiling debate

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    Obama Says He Expects Congress To Pass Debt Ceiling

    (AP) — PresidentBarack Obama says he doesn’t expect Congress to breach the deadline to increase the nation’s borrowing limit. He says he’s willing to negotiate changes to his signature health care law and to find ways to reduce spending, but stresses he will not bargain until after Congress reopens the government and passed a new debt c …

    No Compromise: Government On Brink Of Shutdown?

    No Compromise: Government On Brink Of Shutdown?

    (AP) — Moving closer to the brink of a government shutdown, House Republicans vowed Thursday they won’t simply accept the stopgap legislation that is likely to remain after Senate Democrats strip away a plan to dismantle President Barack Obama‘s health care law. A sense of confusion settled over the House, both over how to avoid a …