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By Lisa Desjardins, Saher Khan
The clock has been ticking on the next potential fiscal crisis for the U.S. Government. The nation’s debt ceiling could be reached as soon as next week, and the government might not have the funds to pay its bill. But…
By Lisa Desjardins
After weeks of stalemate, Senators have reached agreement to temporarily raise the debt ceiling, shortly before Republicans prepared to block legislation to suspend the debt limit until December of next year. The agreement averts a possible economic crisis — for…
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said Thursday an agreement has been reached with Republicans to extend the government's borrowing authority into December, temporarily averting a debt crisis.
By Kevin Freking, Josh Boak, Associated Press
Republican senators blocked a bill Monday night to keep the government operating and allow federal borrowing, but Democrats aiming to avert a shutdown pledged to try again.
By Lisa Mascaro, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
Political Editor David Chalian is joined by Senior Correspondents Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff for a look at the debt ceiling vote and Sarah Palin's bus tour.
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