National conservative groups have blasted McConnell, but Kentucky conservatives aren't quite as upset.
House-approved bill now goes to President Obama for his signature.
"There is no reason to hold anything hostage to getting a debt ceiling raise," Senate Budget Committee Chairman Patty Murray (D-Wash.) said after the meeting.
The House Speaker talks about the debt limit.
The Treasury Secretary makes the Sunday show rounds.
"The cupboard is bare," Pelosi declares.
“In case there’s any confusion: I will not negotiate over whether America keeps its word," Obama said.
"We all know that the government's going to get funded," Lee said.