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House Republicans: We'll Pass Three-Month Debt Limit Increase

After a half-week of rumors and drama, Republican leaders have finally come up with a short-term plan to hike the debt limit. The announcement came from ... we will authorize a three month temporary d... read more

House GOP to Offer Debt Limit Hike in Exchange for Senate Budget

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — After a private three-day strategy session here, House Republicans are poised to announce a plan to allow a temporary debt limit increase on the condition that the Senate adopts a ... read more

House Republicans lack votes to move plan to raise debt ceiling

House Republican ... up without an announcement about the bill. Aides said the timing remained "in flux," and the Rules Committee had yet to schedule a meeting. The committee did plan to meet to appro... read more

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GOP delivers plan to end shutdown, hike debt limit

Republican staff met with White House staff Thursday night to continue talks after lawmakers left the White House. If a deal is reached, a vote to increase ... on a plan that would reopen the governme... read more


GOP Embraces Crisis Politics, Pushes For Three-Month Debt Ceiling Increase

we will authorize a three month temporary debt limit increase to give the Senate and House time to pass a budget.” Such a plan runs counter to the claims Republican leaders have made for the last two ... read more

Republicans are planning to combine the debt ceiling and Hurricane Harvey relief — despite objections from their own party

The move is favored by the Republican leadership as a way to gain broader support for the debt-ceiling increase, which must be raised by the end of the month to avoid an economic disaster. A GOP aide ... read more

America's first debt ceiling crisis

Can threats to block a debt ceiling increase ever be justified as a tool to force politicians to make difficult but necessary decisions? Republicans seem to think ... be able to carry out all of its s... read more

Without the Debt Ceiling or Shutdown, What Will Republicans Use As Leverage Now?

Some of that leverage turns out to have been a useless bluff (the debt ceiling) or buffoonish anti ... In exchange for a temporary increase of a few billion dollars in spending, Republicans are asking ... read more

GOP’s New Strategy: Avert Default But Keep Government Shut

Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) announced Thursday that the House will move forward with a six-week debt limit extension after pitching the idea to his Republican conference during a closed-door meeting. ... read more

House Republicans to vote next week on three-month extension of debt ceiling

The short-term extension strategy represents a departure from recent discussions where Republicans pushed that any increase in the debt limit must include spending cuts that amounted to the same size ... read more

Debt ceiling stop-gap: GOP would pay some bills over others

Pat Toomey and other Senate Republicans plan to ... that any temporary band-aid to a debt ceiling impasse would not do much to protect the U.S. economy let alone its reputation with creditors. The Cen... read more



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