Treasury Dept. Warns Of Catastrophic Debt Default“A financial crisis and recession that could echo the events of 2008 or worse.” That’s the dire warning the Treasury Department issued Thursday about the possibility the GOP forced government shutdown could tumble into a debt default by the United States.
Rubio Nixes Nomination Of Openly Gay JudgeSenator Marco Rubio withdrew his support for Judge William Thomas’ nomination to the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Florida despite having backed the nomination more than 10 months ago, according to the New York Times.
Rubio Plans To Join Filibuster Of House Budget Defunding ObamacareSenator Marco Rubio will join with fellow tea party Senators Ted Cruz and Mike Lee to vote against the budget passed by the GOP-led House of Representatives that will fund the government and defund the discretionary spending in the Affordable Care Act.
Rubio Praises Bill To Defund Obamacare That Can't Defund ObamacareThe Republican-led House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution bill that sets up a government shutdown and possibly worse in the coming weeks thanks to a plan first pushed by Florida Senator Marco Rubio.
Rubio's Government Shutdown Plan Splitting GOPThe plan originally hatched by Florida Senator Marco Rubio, Texas Senator Ted Cruz, and Utah Senator Mike Lee to either shutdown the government or default on the debt limit if the Affordable Care Act isn’t defunded is fracturing the Republican Party ahead of key fiscal deadlines.
Congress On Path To Economic Chaos Over Affordable Care ActThe plan first floated by Florida Senator Marco Rubio to shut down the government if the Affordable Care Act is not defunded is gaining traction among House Republicans and could put the United States on a dangerous path towards fiscal Armageddon in the next two months.
Schism Opens In GOP Fight Against ObamacareThe plan first pitched by Florida Senator Marco Rubio to shutdown the government or default on the national debt if the Affordable Care Act isn't defunded has opened up a schism among Senator Rubio’s own party.
Rubio Grills Administration Over Military Action In SyriaSenator Marco Rubio expressed skepticism about President Barack Obama’s request for authorization to use military force in Syria during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing Tuesday afternoon.
Poll: Majority Oppose Cutting Off Funding To Stop ObamacareRepublican 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.
Washington Preps For Contentious SeptemberAs Washington continues to head for a proverbial brick wall with government funding and the debt default, a schism in the Republican Party could be the key to keeping both the federal government in business and the nation from avoiding a debt default.
Capitol Hill Rocketing Towards Economic ShowdownAs the annual August recess continues in Washington, the outcry from some of the most conservative members of the Republican caucus continue to call for either a government shutdown or a debt limit default to halt the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
Perfect Storm Of Dysfunction Shaping Budget FightWall Street has a way of staying ahead of the curve and factoring in possible disruptions to the U.S. economy. But, a perfect storm of dysfunction, elections, and deadlines in Washington may derail the recovery and leave the global economy in shambles.
Senate GOP Members Oppose Rubio Shutdown PlanFlorida Senator Marco Rubio, who threatened to shut down the entire government if the Affordable Care Act wasn’t defunded, now says it’s not him who is threatening a shutdown but rather President Barack Obama.
Rubio's Obamacare Defunding Plan Not Going WellSenator Marco Rubio’s plan to shut down the government if Congress doesn’t defund the Affordable Care Act is going up in smoke in the nation’s capital.
Rubio Pushing Gov't Shutdown To Stop ObamacareFlorida 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.