Post Politics: debt limit

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 02/12/2014

Congress approves increase in debt limit after dramatic vote

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

By Wesley Lowery  |  04:05 PM ET, 02/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congress, debt ceiling, debt limit, Eric Cantor, John Boehner

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 02/04/2014

Conservatives to Boehner: Avoid ‘theater’

Reps. Raul Labrador and Justin Amash said they do not want the House Speaker to move toward a dramatic standoff on the debt limit.

By Robert Costa  |  01:11 PM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 09/26/2013

Poll: Americans disagree with Obama’s call for ‘clean’ debt limit increase

Sixty-one percent disapprove of Congress passing a debt limit increase that doesn’t include spending cuts.

By Aaron Blake  |  09:55 AM ET, 09/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  debt limit

Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 08/27/2013

Lew: ‘We are not going to be negotiating over the debt limit’

"I will reiterate: The president made clear he is not negotiating over the debt limit," Lew said.

By Aaron Blake  |  05:22 PM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  debt limit