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Did George Santos lie about everything?

The Republican representative who allegedly made up his life story, explained.

Introducing the new, even Trumpier class of Senate Republicans

The GOP is trading longtime dealmakers for more combative members.

Treasury Dept. Now Taking 'Extraordinary Measures' On Debt

The Treasury Department says it has started taking “extraordinary measures” as the government has brushed up against its legal borrowing capacity of $38.381 trillion.

Opinion: It Would Be Nice If Republicans Would Actually Read A Bill

Republicans have made a drama out of legislation to hire some 87,000 IRS employees. Either they don't understand the bill, or they're pretending not to.

Opinion | Why Biden should learn to love the platinum coin

It would be just as illegal to obey the debt ceiling as it would be to ignore it.

The U.S. Hit the Debt Ceiling. How Bad Will It Be?

The United States has a cap on the amount of money it can borrow. That means it can run out of cash if the limit isn’t lifted.

How to Invest as a Debt Ceiling Crisis Looms

The risk of a federal debt ceiling breach later this year has increased. Steel yourself for trouble, our columnist writes. But remember: This, too, shall pass.

Debt ceiling: Here's what you should know as threat of default looms | CNN Politics

The clock is now ticking on the nation's debt ceiling drama.

The US has reached its debt limit. What comes next is predictable | CNN Politics

The US has been in debt and arguing about it for its entire existence.

US hits debt ceiling, prompting Treasury to take extraordinary measures | CNN Politics

The US hit the debt ceiling set by Congress on Thursday, forcing the Treasury Department to start taking extraordinary measures to keep the government paying its bills and escalating pressure on Capitol Hill to avoid a catastrophic default.

Yellen says U.S. has hit debt limit, triggering ‘extraordinary measures’

Conservatives want a deal that includes spending cuts, but the White House says meeting the country’s obligations should be non-negotiable.

Biden world giddy at MTG, Gosar, and Boebert being placed on Oversight

House Democrats are a bit more apprehensive.

Russia, China to hold naval drills off South Africa

Russia and China will conduct naval drills off the coast of South Africa next month in another indication of their strengthening relationships with Africa’s most developed country amid the war in Ukraine and global financial uncertainty

Treasury resorts to ‘extraordinary measures’ after US hits debt limit

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Thursday notified congressional leaders that her office will begin to implement “extraordinary measures” to keep the U.S. government from defaulting on …

Opinion | Sinema has second thoughts about the threat to democracy

The Arizona independent told an audience at Davos that Democrats were seeking "short-term victories" in trying to defend voting rights.

America Hit Its Debt Limit, Setting Up Bitter Fiscal Fight

The Treasury Department said it would begin a series of accounting moves to keep the U.S. from breaching its borrowing cap and asked Congress to raise or suspend the limit.

Every American could feel the pain of Washington's next showdown | CNN Politics

Every American could get hurt if the new hardline Republican House's dangerous game of roulette with a still vulnerable economy backfires.

The doomsday clock on the debt limit is ticking

The debt limit "X date" is looming nearer due to student loan and Fed moves.

Manchin seeks bipartisan cooperation on debt ceiling

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said Wednesday he’s seeking bipartisan support on measures to raise the debt ceiling and scrutinize social safety net programs in order to avoid a default on federal debt…

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