Debt ceiling: Crucial days ahead as deal goes for vote, Biden calls lawmakers for support
The White House and congressional leaders are working to ensure passage in time to lift the nation’s borrowing limit and prevent a U.S. default.
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Debt ceiling deal: Here's what's in, what's out of the bill to avert US default
Details of the deal between President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy are out. But the two leaders still have to persuade Congress to pass the bill.
Biden, McCarthy reach final deal in debt ceiling talks, look to sell Congress
The Democratic president and Republican speaker spoke with each other Sunday evening as negotiators rushed to draft the bill text so lawmakers can review compromises that neither the hard-right or left flank is likely to support.
What's next on debt ceiling: Congress has little time to approve deal before default deadline
Lawmakers are not expected to return to work from the Memorial Day weekend before Tuesday, at the earliest.
Source: Debt ceiling 'agreement in principle' has been reached
President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy reached an “agreement in principle" late Saturday as they raced to strike a deal that to limit federal spending and resolve the looming debt crisis ahead of a June 5 deadline,
Debt ceiling talks 'closer to an agreement,' stuck on work requirements for food aid
The US could default on its debt obligations by June 5 if lawmakers don't act in time.
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Debt ceiling: No agreement yet, but Biden, McCarthy say they're optimistic after meeting
President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy say they and their lead negotiators have had a productive meeting at the White House on the impasse over the government's debt ceiling.
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Debt ceiling explained: Why it's a struggle, how the impasse could end
Negotiations are continuing over raising the nation's debt ceiling and mere days before the government could reach a “hard deadline” and run out of cash to pay its bills.
6 in 10 Americans want to pair debt limit increase with deficit cuts, poll finds
The new poll shows 27% say they approve of Biden and 26% say the same about congressional Democrats, while 22% approve of congressional Republicans.
Here's why a government default may be worse than a government shutdown
All the hand-wringing over a potential government default if Congress doesn’t increase the national debt limit has conjured up images of past government shutdowns.
Debt ceiling: Biden 'confident' there will be no default
Negotiators are racing to beat a deadline of June 1, which is when the Treasury Dept. said the U.S. could begin defaulting on its debts for the first time in history and risk financial catastrophe.
Debt ceiling: Biden cuts short upcoming trip; McCarthy says deal possibly by end of week
The U.S. Treasury is warning that the U.S. could run out of cash to keep paying the nation’s bills as soon as June 1 if there is no agreement.
Housing market could tumble into a 'deep freeze' if US defaults on its debt
A new analysis from Zillow projected that home-buying costs could surge by a stunning 22% if Congress fails to raise the debt limit by June 1.
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