We don’t need any more tinkering with the rules.
It hasn’t done what it was supposed to do: Limit spending
The Vitter Amendment would have been a decent fig leaf.
The GOP doesn’t look any better going into the next budget fight in January.
‘I therefore intend to oppose the effort to increase America’s debt limit.’
‘This crisis is manufactured by Republicans’
Republicans should use the debt ceiling and sequester as leverage to rein in government spending.
‘So if spending goes up by 10%, we’re reducing your salary by 10%’
Dem congressman defends deal
GOP-controlled House on Wednesday kicked off another session by slating a futile vote against raising the government’s borrowing cap by $1.2 trillion
The debt limit currently stands at $15.194 trillion
Democrats say vote was a waste of time
Speaker Boehner’s debt ceiling bill is the best option on the table.
The U.S. will only default on its debt if President Obama makes a conscious decision to do so.
The U.S. is not at risk of defaulting on its debt.
Republicans and Democrats need to reach a compromise on the debt ceiling.
Cut, Cap and Balance is not only a reasonable compromise; it’s a smart solution to our debt crisis.
The more concessions Republicans demand from Democrats, the more concessions they’ll get.