Debt Ceiling

House Rules Stack the Deck for Debt Ceiling Increase

The stakes are high and the House is raising the limit and calling the shots. No, we’re not talking Vegas – the casinos wish they were...

No Deficit of Politics in Debt Limit Vote

Like peanut butter and jelly, diet and exercise, and bourbon and bacon (or is that just us?) PAYGO and spending caps are best when together. You...

Senate Faces Key Fiscal Votes This Week

The Senate will vote this week on key fiscal measures as it attempts to increase the nation’s debt ceiling. The debt limit is expected to be...

Time to Bring Back Caps

As the Senate continues its consideration of the debt ceiling today, it will consider at least three important budgetary amendments - a deficit...

Since We've Been Gone...

We hope all of our readers had very happy holidays. Now that we are back from our vacation, there is a lot to report on regarding congressional...

Update on House Activities: Debt Ceiling, CR, and Defense Bill

The House has been extremely busy today, not only passing a $154 billion jobs bill but also passing a temporary continuing resolution, the defense...

Stop Us Before We Spend Again

President of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, Maya MacGuineas, testified before the Senate Budget Committee on proposals to form a...

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