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By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 19th, 2018
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House passed another short-term funding plan, Justin Amash asks ‘When will Republicans start limiting government’

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a short-term funding bill Thursday night to fund the government through February 16, sending the measure to the Senate as lawmakers continue to battle to avoid a government More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 8th, 2017
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Trump sets ‘gentlemen’s agreement’ with Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi to permanently remove the debt ceiling

President Trump and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) have agreed to pursue a deal that would permanently remove the requirement that Congress repeatedly raise the debt ceiling, three sources told More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 11th, 2014
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Government shutdown: Congress battles ‘Cromnibus,’ debt crisis as new deadline looms

Congress is struggling to pass a massive spending package with less than 12 hours to go before a potential government shutdown. In a sign of just how tough Thursday would be, House Speaker John Boehner had a hard More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 13th, 2014
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Ted Cruz loses battle over debt ceiling conditions, 12 Republicans join Dems to increase borrowing

Congress passes an increase to the country’s debt limit through March 2015, which will allow federal borrowing without any conditions after a dramatic shift in voting Wednesday. Republican Ted Cruz pressed More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, October 18th, 2013
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Potential 2016 Republican presidential contenders, Rand Paul and Marco Rubio vote against raising the debt ceiling

Several possible Presidential contenders for the Republican Party in 2016 voted no for raising the debt ceiling Wednesday being part of a relatively small group of conservatives to do so. Sens. Marco Rubio of Florida, More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, February 17th, 2010
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More hypocrisy: the raising of the federal debt ceiling

Two weeks ago when the Congress agreed to raise the debt ceiling another $1.9 trillion dollars all I could do is shake my head. Yes, Mr Obama and the current Congress is way out of control and heading in the direction More...


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