debt-ceiling

Kentucky conservatives say McConnell’s debt ceiling vote no game-changer

National conservative groups have blasted McConnell, but Kentucky conservatives aren't quite as upset.

Congress approves increase in debt limit after dramatic vote

House-approved bill now goes to President Obama for his signature.

Jack Lew: White House ‘not paying ransom’ on debt ceiling

"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.

Boehner: House is ‘not going to pass’ a clean debt limit increase

The House Speaker talks about the debt limit.

Jack Lew: Congress ‘playing with fire’ on debt ceiling

The Treasury Secretary makes the Sunday show rounds.

Pelosi: ‘There’s no more cuts to make’

"The cupboard is bare," Pelosi declares.

Obama: I will not negotiate on the debt ceiling

“In case there’s any confusion: I will not negotiate over whether America keeps its word," Obama said.

Sen. Mike Lee: There will be no government shutdown

"We all know that the government's going to get funded," Lee said.