With so little time before we hit the debt ceiling, Obama lashes out at Congress for their short work schedule
Congress’s turn this week to unusually pointed and personal attacks could signal trouble as lawmakers work to close a deal on raising the debt ceiling, now set at $14.3 trillion.
US Congress shortens Independence Day Recess to lengthen negotiations on the debt ceiling
A group of about 30 protestors from No Labels, which advocates for bipartisan cooperation, took to the streets outside the Capitol building Monday to urge members of Congress to stay in session until they reach deal to raise the debt ceiling.
"The American people are tired of partisan gridlock and August 2 is fast approaching. Our elected officials should stay on the job until a deal is done. No deal - No break!" said David Walker, a No Labels founding member.
Presidential candidates begin to campaign in Iowa to get a head start on the primary election cycle.
Question: How many days are the House and Senate in session at the same time between now and Aug. 2, when the US will no longer be able to borrow to pay its bills unless raises the national debt ceiling?
Jon Hunstman. Will his general election appeal allow him to get through a difficult primary campaign ?