The Treasury estimates the country could default on its loans early next month. But negotiators are still hashing out key provisions like whether to expand work requirements for federal assistance.
Joe Biden and Republicans in Congress cannot agree on a path forward to avoid debt default even though Americans want to raise the debt ceiling without cutting spending, according to a new NPR poll.
Thursday at 2 p.m. on Political Rewind: In his inaugural address, Gov. Brian Kemp highlighted his proposed tax cuts, raises for state employees, and called Georgia the "electric mobility capital of America". Plus, U.S. Rep. Andrew Clyde opposed Rep. McCarthy for speaker, but he received an important committee seat. #gapol
Big on ideas but short on policy specifics, the agenda keeps with a tradition established with 1994's "Contract with America" where the minority party releases their priorities ahead of Election Day.
President Biden has brought one of Washington's most experienced political hands into the White House to help implement the climate provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act.
There is little history of a congressional committee issuing subpoenas for members of Congress. The move escalates the war between House Republicans opposed to the investigation and the panel.
The panel investigating the attack on the Capitol asked U.S. Reps. Andy Biggs of Arizona, Mo Brooks of Alabama and Ronny Jackson of Texas to appear. They all said no.
McCarthy faces a tricky conversation with his conference over what he said, which could come when the House returns from recess next week, but the ultimate judge is likely former President Trump.
In the recorded conversation House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said he didn't believe Donald Trump would voluntarily step down.
Tensions are driven by the still-divisive personality of former President Trump, by issues such as vaccines and mandates and by the prospect of big Republican gains in the elections of 2022 and 2024.