Debt Ceiling

Facing South Florida: After the ShutdownCongresswoman 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.
GOP Breaking On Debt Ceiling, Gov't To Remain ShutdownThe 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.
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.
Rubio Shutdown Plan Faltering; Debt Default Fight GrowingWhile 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.
Poll: Plurality Support Debt Ceiling BreachA 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.
Rubio Prepared To Shut Down Gov't And Default On Debt Over ObamacareSenator 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.
Poll: Two-Thirds Say GOP Not Compromising Enough With Pres. ObamaAs 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.
Platinum Coin Option For Debt Ceiling Picking Up SteamAs 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.
Eurozone Offers Cautionary Tale To WashingtonAs 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.
Washington Prepares For Next Fiscal FightThe 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.
S. Fla. Congressional Delegation Split On Fiscal Cliff Deal The bill to avert some of the fiscal cliff finally passed the House of Representatives late Tuesday night and did so with a largely bipartisan vote, especially from the Florida Congressional delegation.
Fiscal Cliff Deal Said To Be DoneThe outline of a deal to avoid the so-called “fiscal cliff” is reportedly been made in the Capitol with just hours to go until the end of 2012.