Debt Ceiling

Jim DeFede & Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: After the Shutdown

Congresswoman Ilena Ros-Lehtinen and Jim discuss the vote to reopen the government and where we go from here. The two also discuss whether three months from now we will be in the same situation.
Other topics include immigration reform, and the future of the Republican party.

CBS4–10/21/2013

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GOP Breaking On Debt Ceiling, Gov’t To Remain Shutdown

The GOP-led government shutdown looks like it will continue for an undetermined amount of time, even as more workers begin to lose their pay checks and the debt limit is avoided.

CBS Miami–10/10/2013

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If Debt Default Deadline Hits, Then What?

As the Republican-led government shutdown continues, the approaching debt limit and a possible debt default continues to grow larger on the horizon.

CBS Miami–10/09/2013

(Source: AP)

Rubio Shutdown Plan Faltering; Debt Default Fight Growing

While the possibility of a government shutdown still remain high due to Congressional dysfunction, a more important showdown still looms large over Capitol Hill, the debt limit.

09/25/2013

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Poll: Plurality Support Debt Ceiling Breach

A staggering new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll showed a plurality of the country was fine with the country crashing through the national debt ceiling.

CBS Miami–09/13/2013

Senator Marco Rubio

Rubio Prepared To Shut Down Gov’t And Default On Debt Over Obamacare

Senator Marco Rubio is prepared to shut down the United States government if the Affordable Care Act isn’t completely defunded by any short-term budget agreement.

CBS Miami–07/11/2013

President Barack Obama (R) announces the creation of an interagency task force for guns as Vice President Joseph Biden listens in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on December 19, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Poll: Two-Thirds Say GOP Not Compromising Enough With Pres. Obama

As President Barack Obama and Congressional Republicans continue to fight over issues from spending to guns, the electorate is backing the president on most issues, according to a new Washington Post poll.

CBS Miami–01/16/2013

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Platinum Coin Option For Debt Ceiling Picking Up Steam

As Congressional Republicans and President Barack Obama begin to clash over the raising of national debt ceiling, a plan relying on one or two coins save the nation has started to gain momentum.

CBS Miami–01/09/2013

(Source: AP)

Eurozone Offers Cautionary Tale To Washington

As Republicans in Congress prepare for a major fight with Senate Democrats and President Barack Obama over the economic future of the country; the eurozone is painting a very dark picture of what could lie ahead if America takes the wrong path.

CBS Miami–01/08/2013

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Washington Prepares For Next Fiscal Fight

The smoke has barely cleared from the prolonged fight over the fiscal cliff on Capitol Hill, but already Congressional leaders and the White House are drawing lines in the sand over the debt ceiling.

CBS4–01/03/2013

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