Democrats push to fix debt ceiling during lame duck
A Democratic-led push for a bipartisan fix to the nation’s debt ceiling while the party still holds control of Congress is getting a chilly reception from Senate Republicans. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) told reporters this week that he’d like to “get a debt ceiling done in this work period.” But Schumer also insisted…
Democrats could defuse the GOP's biggest fiscal threat next year by raising the debt ceiling to a ludicrously high number
We're currently headed into yet another debt ceiling fight next year. There's a simple way Democrats could make it irrelevant for good.
Democrats Don’t Have Votes for Lame-Duck Debt Deal
Politico: “Senior administration officials see little chance of attracting any Republican votes for a bipartisan debt limit hike during the short session. And they don’t believe they have the 50 Democratic Senate votes needed to slam through a hike using the budget reconciliation process that wo