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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…
By Lisa Desjardins, Saher Khan
Sen. Joe Manchin, who had said in recent weeks that he's opposed to eliminating the filibuster told reporters, he has been "very, very clear" where he stands on the procedure. "Nothing changes," he said.
By Associated Press
The House has approved legislation to fund the government, suspend its borrowing limit and provide federal disaster and refugee aid.
By Lisa Mascaro, Kevin Freking, Associated Press
At a press conference, Wednesday, McConnell said since Democrats control the White House and Congress, it's their problem to find the votes — though he had relied on bipartisan cooperation to approve debt limit measures when Republicans were in charge.
On a day that President Biden signed a $1.9 trillion COVID aid bill into law, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell joins Judy Woodruff to discuss Republican opposition to the COVID bill, as well as House legislation on election reforms, the…
By Alan Fram, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
The longest-serving GOP Senate leader in history made his views known in a letter to fellow Republican lawmakers, according to two sources familiar with McConnell’s thinking who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss his decision.
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