Debt Limit

(Source: AP)

Republicans Set To Again Threaten Debt Default

Republicans in Congress are set to take the nation’s credit rating hostage again in the next few weeks.

CBS Miami–01/24/2014

Health Care

Poll: Majority Oppose Cutting Off Funding To Stop Obamacare

Republican Florida Senator Marco Rubio’s plan to either defund the government or risk the nation’s credit to defund Obamacare isn’t resonating with the American people, according to a new Kaiser Health poll.

CBS Miami–08/28/2013

TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 30: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (FL) speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 30, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was nominated as the Republican presidential candidate during the RNC which will conclude today. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rubio Pushing Gov’t Shutdown To Stop Obamacare

Florida Senator Marco Rubio and a group of GOP Senators are prepared to bankrupt the United States and possibly plunge the world into a depression if they don’t get their way to defund the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

CBS Miami–07/25/2013

(Source:AP)

GOP Pitches Debt Limit Extension

For the second time in as many weeks, the Republican Party in Congress has blinked in a standoff with the White House over fiscal matters that threaten the economy of the United States.

CBS Miami–01/18/2013

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: GOP A Party Without A Plan

With one month to go before we reach the fiscal cliff, Republicans are going to have to figure out how to do something serious for a change instead of grandstanding and avoiding specifics.

11/30/2012

U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Fourteenth Amendment Solution

Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.

11/29/2012

National Debt

Report: GOP Plans Debt Limit Vote To Fail

As South Florida continues to battle record unemployment, especially in Miami-Dade County, Congressional Republicans continue flirting with having the U.S. default on its debt.

CBS4–05/24/2011

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