(J. Scott Applewhite / AP)
D.C. statehood opponents cite Grave Snowplow Threat among various specious reasons to deny rights.
Sen. Tom Coburn explains why Republicans want to negotiate over the debt ceiling.
Aaron Blake and Rosalind S. Helderman
The hold prevents the bill from coming to a vote in the Senate. Reid says to Coburn that if he's looking for the problem, he should "look in the mirror."
Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) says conservatives could cost Republicans the House.
The GOP senator had demanded answers for how President Obama's healthcare law would affect Capitol Hill staffers.