1. Democrats: McConnell is taking economy 'hostage' by opposing raising debt ceiling  Business Insider
  2. Democrats slam McConnell over debt limit timebomb  POLITICO
  3. Debt ceiling emerges as flashpoint as Republicans say they might not support an increase  The Washington Post
  4. Dems hit McConnell, who says GOP won't back debt limit boost  Yahoo News
  5. The US Senate is structurally broken. And it’s not just the filibuster  The Boston Globe
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Republicans previously supported raising the debt ceiling under President Trump. Now they're opposing it under Biden.Republicans previously supported raising the debt ceiling under President Trump. Now they're opposing it under Biden.

Democrats: McConnell Is Taking Economy 'Hostage' by Opposing Raising Debt Ceiling

McConnell said he doesn’t expect any Republican senators to vote to prevent the U.S. government from defaulting on its loans in the coming weeks.

Democrats slam McConnell over debt limit timebomb - POLITICO

The new ultimatum marked a reversal for Republicans, who agreed to raise the ceiling — the statutory amount the government can borrow to pay its bills — multiple times to advance policies under now-former President Donald Trump that added trillions of dollars to the federal deficit.The new ultimatum marked a reversal for Republicans, who agreed to raise the ceiling — the statutory amount the government can borrow to pay its bills — multiple times to advance policies under now-former President Donald Trump that added trillions of dollars to the federal deficit.

Debt ceiling emerges as flashpoint as Republicans say they might not support an increase - The Washington Post

Senate Democrats accused Republicans Wednesday of a “shameless, cynical” ploy that would damage the economy and the government's credit rating after the chamber's GOP leader said his party would vote against raising the federal debt limit. In the latest chapter of a broad budget battle likely to linger well into autumn, Democrats reacted after Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he believes all Republicans will vote against renewing Washington's ability to borrow money. The government, which has been running huge budget deficits for years, needs to borrow cash constantly to pay its debts, but its legal authority to do that expires July 31.Senate Democrats accused Republicans Wednesday of a “shameless, cynical” ploy that would damage the economy and the government's credit rating after the chamber's GOP leader said his party would vote against raising the federal debt limit. In the latest chapter of a broad budget battle likely to linger well into autumn, Democrats reacted after Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he believes all Republicans will vote against renewing Washington's ability to borrow money. The government, which has been running huge budget deficits for years, needs to borrow cash constantly to pay its debts, but its legal authority to do that expires July 31.

Dems hit McConnell, who says GOP won't back debt limit boost

Three questions rippling through the US Senate on Wednesday were an encapsulation of the dysfunction plaguing the chamber.Three questions rippling through the US Senate on Wednesday were an encapsulation of the dysfunction plaguing the chamber.

The US Senate is structurally broken. And it’s not just the filibuster - The Boston Globe

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen turned down Senate Republicans' request for a private briefing on the debt ceiling, which is set to expire next week.Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen turned down Senate Republicans' request for a private briefing on the debt ceiling, which is set to expire next week.

Yellen snubs Senate GOP as debt ceiling expiration looms | Fox Business

The U.S. Treasury Department is projected to exhaust its borrowing authority in October or November, the Congressional Budget Office said on Wednesday, as a partisan fight over raising the nation's debt ceiling erupted in Congress.The U.S. Treasury Department is projected to exhaust its borrowing authority in October or November, the Congressional Budget Office said on Wednesday, as a partisan fight over raising the nation's debt ceiling erupted in Congress.

Partisan fight brews as forecaster warns U.S. could hit debt limit by fall | Reuters

U.S. will likely run out of cash to pay its bills in October or November if Congress doesn't act, Congressional Budget Office report says.U.S. will likely run out of cash to pay its bills in October or November if Congress doesn't act, Congressional Budget Office report says.

Debt ceiling deadline: Here's when the government will no longer be able to pay its bills - CBS News

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Mitch McConnell said Republicans won't support a debt limit hike, drawing fierce backlash from Democrats who accused him of plotting to sabotage the economy."Mitch McConnell is playing Russian roulette with this economy," Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill., said.

McConnell threatens to oppose debt ceiling hike, raising Democratic ire

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on Wednesday forecasted that the Treasury Department would most likely run out of cash in October or November absent congressional action on the debt limit.The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on Wednesday forecasted that the Treasury Department would most likely run out of cash in October or November absent congressional action on the debt limit.

CBO: Key debt limit date likely in October or November | TheHill

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on Wednesday forecasted that the Treasury Department would most likely run out of cash in October or November absent congressional action on the debt limit.The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on Wednesday forecasted that the Treasury Department would most likely run out of cash in October or November absent congressional action on the debt limit.

CBO: Key debt limit date likely in October or November | TheHill

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said he did not expect members of his party to vote to raise the debt ceiling.Mitch McConnell laid down a major marker for Republicans negotiating legislative and budget-related deals with President Biden and the Democrats.

McConnell 'can’t imagine' any GOP senator would vote to raise debt limit

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Breaking News, Latest News and Current News from OANN.com. Breaking news and video. Latest Current News: U.S., World, Entertainment, Health, Business, Technology, Politics, Sports.Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Republicans won't support raising the debt ceiling.

Rep. McConnell: GOP won’t vote to raise debt ceiling | One America News Network

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) predicted on Tuesday that no Republicans would back a bill to raise the federal debt ceiling, and instead called for Democrats to include such a measure in a reconciliation package and pass it in what would almost certainly be a party-line vote.Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) predicted on Tuesday that no Republicans would back a bill to raise the federal debt ceiling, and instead called for Democrats to include such a measure in a reconciliation package and pass it in what would almost certainly be a party-line vote.

McConnell Predicts No GOP Backing for Debt Ceiling Hike, Says Democrats Should Instead Use Reconciliation

The debt ceiling was suspended for two years in July of 2019. If Congress doesn't raise it or suspend it, the CBO estimates that the government will run out of money to pay its bills in October or November. | EconomyThe debt ceiling was suspended for two years in July of 2019. If Congress doesn't raise it or suspend it, the CBO estimates that the government will run out of money to pay its bills in October or November. | Economy

Government Could Run Out Of Cash in October or November If Debt Ceiling Isn't Raised

U.S. will likely run out of cash to pay its bills in October or November if Congress doesn't act, Congressional Budget Office report says.

Debt ceiling: When will the U.S. be unable to pay its bills?

Senate Democrats accused Republicans Wednesday of a "shameless, cynical" ploy that would damage the economy and the government's credit rating after the chamber's GOP leader said his party would vote against raising the federal debt limit.Senate Democrats accused Republicans Wednesday of a "shameless, cynical" ploy that would damage the economy and the government's credit rating after the chamber's GOP leader said his party would vote against raising the federal debt limit.

Dems hit McConnell, who says GOP won't back debt limit boost - StarTribune.com

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US News: WASHINGTON: The US Treasury Department is projected to exhaust its borrowing authority in October or November, the Congressional Budget Office said on.US News: WASHINGTON: The US Treasury Department is projected to exhaust its borrowing authority in October or November, the Congressional Budget Office said on.

Partisan fight brews as forecaster warns US could hit debt limit by fall - Times of India