Fending off a U.S. default, the Senate gave final approval late Thursday to a debt ceiling and budget cuts package, grinding into the night to wrap up work on the bipartisan deal and send it to President Joe Biden's desk to become law before the fast-approaching deadline.
A divided US House of Representatives passed a bill to suspend the $31.4 trillion debt ceiling on Wednesday, with majority support from both Democrats and Republicans to overcome opposition led by hardline conservatives and avoid a catastrophic default.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis kicked off his first visit to New Hampshire as a declared presidential candidate as former President Donald Trump returned to the campaign trail in Iowa, marking the first time both were pitching themselves before voters.
Republicans are seeking to make good on campaign promises to reduce IRS funding through the proposed debt ceiling and budget cuts package moving through Congress, but Democrats say the spending cuts will have little impact on the tax agency.
Central Florida is about to become a hub of LGBTQ+ life, with thousands of people flocking to the area for the decades-long tradition known as Gay Days.
Despite weeks of negotiations, the White House and House Republicans were unable to reach a comprehensive agreement to overhaul environmental regulations and streamline federal permitting as part of their debt ceiling deal, instead settling for limited changes that could simplify some projec…
The House voted to pass a debt ceiling and budget cuts package on Wednesday night, a crucial step in averting a potential default just days away.
There are media reports that Justice Department prosecutors have obtained an audio recording of former President Donald Trump from after he left office in which he talks about holding onto a classified document related to a potential attack on Iran.
Veering away from a default crisis, the House approved a debt ceiling and budget cuts package late Wednesday, as President Joe Biden and Speaker Kevin McCarthy assembled a bipartisan coalition of centrist Democrats and Republicans against fierce conservative blowback and progressive dissent.
Jessica Dean in Iowa follows Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on the presidential campaign trail, as he accuses Donald Trump of abandoning "America First" principles.
Natalie Brand reports on members of the House of Representatives preparing to vote on the White House debt ceiling deal (5-31-2023)
Utah Republican Chris Stewart is resigning from his seat in the narrowly divided U.S. House of Representatives, saying he is retiring due to his wife's health.
Rep. Chris Stewart to retire due to his wife's health
Stacker looked at 20 years' worth of banned books data from the American Library Association to understand how book challenges have changed over time.
When Republican Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina launched his campaign for the White House last week, the notoriously prickly former President Donald Trump welcomed his new competitor with open arms.
President Joe Biden says he “feels good” about the debt ceiling and budget deal negotiated with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy as the White House and congressional leaders work to ensure its passage this week in time to lift the nation’s borrowing limit and prevent a disastrous U.S. default. B…
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy worked strenuously Tuesday to sell fellow Republicans on the debt ceiling and budget deal he negotiated with President Joe Biden and win approval in time to avert a potentially disastrous U.S. default.
The nation’s financial watchdog says it’s working to ensure companies follow the law when using artificial intelligence as concerns grow over increasingly powerful AI systems like ChatGPT.
Allies of former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have launched a new super PAC to support his expected candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination in the 2024 race.
Activists in the LGBTQ+ community are calling for new ways to mobilize against threats after Target removed some products and relocated its Pride displays to the back of certain stores following protests and confrontations.
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President Joe Biden says he has reached a deal with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy to raise the nation's debt limit and urged Congress to pass the measure.
With days to spare before a potential first-ever government default, President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy reached final agreement Sunday on a deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling and worked to ensure enough Republican and Democratic votes to pass the measure in the coming week.
The debt ceiling deal has come with just days to spare before a potential first-ever government default. Now President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy must round up enough Republican and Democratic votes to pass the measure quickly.
Both sides can point to some victories in the debt ceiling deal reached between President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy. But some conservatives already are expressing concerns that the compromise doesn't cut future deficits enough.
The historic impeachment of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is plunging Republicans into a bruising fight over whether to banish one of their own in America’s biggest red state.
On State of the Union, CNN's Jake Tapper speaks to Former Republican Congresswoman Mia Love, CNN Political Commentator Bakari Sellers, CNN Senior Political Commentator Scott Jennings, and CNN Political Commentator Ashley Allison about the debt ceiling deal struck between President Joe Biden …
On State of the Union, CNN's Jake Tapper speaks to Former Republican Congresswoman Mia Love, CNN Political Commentator Bakari Sellers, CNN Senior Political Commentator Scott Jennings, and CNN Political Commentator Ashley Allison about Florida Governor Ron DeSantis's 2024 campaign strategy an…