Several dozen Democrats in the House and some in the Senate voted against the bill, saying it could open the door for future cuts to government aid programs.
Eight Republican presidential hopefuls descended on Iowa to pitch themselves to voters. Former President Donald Trump was notably absent.
On Saturday, GOP 2024 hopefuls are in Des Moines, Iowa for Senator Joni Ernst’s ‘Roast and Ride’ gathering. Shelly Molaschi has the latest.
Nikki Haley’s husband will soon begin a yearlong deployment with the South Carolina Army National Guard to Africa. The mission will encompass most of the remainder of his wife’s campaign for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination.
Whether they favor debt-limit brinkmanship or not, most Americans are alarmed by the level of U.S. government borrowing. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen isn’t one of them.
President Joe Biden celebrated a "crisis averted" in his inaugural speech to the nation from the Oval Office. He's ready to sign on Saturday a budget agreement that suspends the nation's debt ceiling.
President Joe Biden planned to discuss the contentious, just-passed budget deal in a speech to the nation Friday night.
The Senate approved the measure late Thursday night after the House passed it in yet another late session the night before.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is nothing if not a political survivor. Underestimated from the start, the Republican was never taken too seriously by the Washington establishment. But with House passage of the debt ceiling and the budget deal he negotiated with President Joe Biden, the emergent speaker proved naysayers otherwise.
The Senate easily passed a bill to suspend the debt ceiling, which now goes to President Joe Biden for his signature.
Former President Donald Trump returned to the campaign trail in Iowa, Thursday, just one day after his top rival, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, finished two days of crisscrossing the state as part of the official kick-off of his White House bid. DeSantis on Thursday had moved to New Hampshire, …
It's a tale of an underestimated House speaker determined to defy expectations that he couldn't address a complex debt limit fight, and a president who tuned out the noise from his own party to ensure a default would not happen on his watch.
Fending off a U.S. default, the Senate has given final approval to a debt ceiling and budget cuts package. It's now on its way to President Joe Biden’s desk to become law before a fast-approaching deadline. The Senate ground through late-night voting Thursday to wrap up work on the hard-fought deal. The compromise package negotiated between Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy leaves neither Republicans nor Democrats fully pleased with the outcome. But the result cuts spending for two years and suspends the debt limit until 2025 after the next presidential election. Biden says he will sign it into law as soon as possible.
Senator Bernie Sanders and Senator Elizabeth Warren express their frustration with the debt ceiling deal
Fending off a U.S. default, the Senate gave final approval to a debt ceiling and budget cuts package late Thursday. It's now on its way to President Joe Biden’s desk to become law before a fast-approaching deadline.
Race has emerged as a central issue, and a delicate one, in the 2024 presidential contest as the Republican Party fields one of its most racially diverse group of primary candidates ever.
The U.S. Senate is now taking up the compromise bill to raise the debt ceiling and avoid a catastrophic default. The House overwhelmingly passed the measure on Wednesday, but there are some grumblings in the Senate. Natalie Brand reports.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis kicked off his first visit to New Hampshire as a declared presidential candidate as former President Donald Trump returned to the campaign trail in Iowa, marking the first time both were pitching themselves before voters.
CNN political analyst Maggie Haberman reacts to news that federal prosecutors have obtained an audio recording of former President Donald Trump speaking about a classified document pertaining to a potential attack on Iran that he held onto after his presidency.
Content by Ascend. Discover how Temu's Next-Gen Manufacturing model revolutionizes e-commerce by reducing costs and waste, offering quality products at near-wholesale prices.
Content by Ascend. As a new inventor, finding out as much as you can about a provider before you commit is vital, and this is something that many new inventors do.
Content by Ascend. While smart contracts are all the rage, NEAR Protocol stands out by tackling issues that plagued earlier blockchains.
Meet this year's Fab 50 nurses and more winners named by the Tucson Nurses Week Foundation.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy speaks after the passage of his debt ceiling deal
Veering away from a default crisis, the House approved a debt ceiling and budget cuts package late Wednesday, as President Joe Biden and Speaker Kevin McCarthy assembled a bipartisan coalition of centrist Democrats and Republicans against fierce conservative blowback and progressive dissent.
Former Vice President Mike Pence will officially launch his widely expected campaign for the Republican nomination for president in Iowa next week.
Lawmakers who want tougher standards for evacuating aircraft in an emergency have criticized the Federal Aviation Administration for what they consider unrealistic simulations, and now they are calling for a do-over of tests.
Jessica Dean in Iowa follows Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on the presidential campaign trail, as he accuses Donald Trump of abandoning "America First" principles.
Natalie Brand reports on members of the House of Representatives preparing to vote on the White House debt ceiling deal (5-31-2023)
Utah Republican Chris Stewart is resigning from his seat in the narrowly divided U.S. House of Representatives, saying he is retiring due to his wife's health.
Ron DeSantis began his first full day of presidential campaigning on Wednesday with a four-stop Iowa blitz.