Treasury Secretary Jack Lew prepared to deploy the ‘standard set of extraordinary measures’
US hits debt limit - again - The Hill
‘Every single American would feel the economic impact’
The myth of Heracles’ 12 labors contains lessons for lawmakers looking to fix the federal government’s budget problems.
House Republicans to push Senate to pass a formal budget
‘The president has been very clear about his budget priorities’
‘This crisis is manufactured by Republicans’
It’s that simple.
House GOP will tie congressional member pay to passing a budget in debt deal
‘Let’s stop playing games using a political tactic that is no longer useful’
Dem Rep. Jerry Nadler: ‘That’s exactly what it is’
Fitch: U.S. must both cut spending and raise debt ceiling
Washington Post, New York Times, Politico glaze over attacks, contradictions
Conservative talker: Efforts to bypass the legislative branch on spending, taxing ‘a high crime and misdemeanor’
WaPo columnist: Prez misleading in debt ceiling fight
Press conference showed prez more partisan ‘under normal circumstance than any other president’ he could recall
A trillion-dollar platinum coin won’t fix Washington’s problems.
‘Handling payments for many important and popular programs will quickly become impossible’
‘If I were president, I would use the 14th Amendment … I would just go do it.’
‘We’ve gotten great answers … when presidents have had enough authority to take some actions’
Republicans want spending cuts before another ceiling hike