Monday, December 6, 2021

debt ceiling

US steps back from debt cliff, for now

The new arrangement kicks the can down the road to coincide with another major funding deadline – a shutdown that would kick in from Dec 3 when the government's coffers theoretically run out.

‘Real possibility’ Democrats might change Senate rules for debt hike, says Biden

Many Democrats have argued that the Senate should dump the filibuster entirely, saying it prevents progress on climate change, voting rights and other priorities.

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