Politics Dec 08

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer look on during a ceremony to present the C...
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The U.S. debt ceiling, explained

U.S. Senators are deciding how they'll vote on a deal to raise the debt ceiling, after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the first piece of a plan to avoid a default Tuesday night. Leaders in both parties are projecting…

Oct 04

WATCH: Biden discusses debt ceiling as U.S. approaches limit

President Joe Biden accused Republican lawmakers on Monday of blocking efforts to increase the government's borrowing authority, saying they're playing "Russian roulette with the U.S. economy" by committing to filibuster the measure ahead of an Oct. 18 deadline.