debt ceiling

Rep. Alan Grayson:  Ted Cruz Is Trying To 'Hasten The Apocalypse'
Rep. Alan Grayson had very harsh, but accurate words to describe Ted Cruz and the Tea Party over their horrible behavior and recent actions on important votes like the debt ceiling. Read more...
Bob Schieffer Allows Jim DeMint To Paint Record GOP Obstruction As 'Normal'
CBS host Bob Schieffer allows Heritage Foundation wingnut president Jim DeMint to give cover to his buddy Ted Cruz for forcing his fellow Republican senators to vote on the increasing the debt limit. Read more...
Debt Ceiling Must Be Increased Repeatedly Over Next Decade
As a quick glance at latest CBO numbers shows, over the next decade the White House and Congress will have to raise the debt ceiling repeatedly--no matter which party is in power. Read more...
House Passes A ‘Clean’ Debt-Ceiling Bill, Goes To Senate This Week
The bill will go to the Senate for a possible vote early next week. Read more...
House Will Vote On Clean Debt Ceiling Bill Tonight
John Boehner has given in and will be bringing a clean bill to increase the debt ceiling to the floor. Read more...

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Debt Ceiling Jokers Now Begging John Boehner To 'Avoid Theater' For Clean Vote
The hypocrisy with which conservative politicians coat themselves with everyday is as thick as pancake batter when it comes to the debt ceiling. And no one spreads it on like Rep. Justin Amash can. Read more...
Republicans Nervous The Tea Party Will Obstruct The Debt Ceiling Vote
Republican strategists are freaking out as the debt ceiling vote looms because they are afraid the the loons will destroy whatever edge they think they have going into the mid-terms. Read more...
Paul Ryan Promises More Hostage Taking On Debt Ceiling
Here we go again with the Republicans yet again demanding a ransom in exchange for not defaulting on our debt. Read more...
Colbert Takes Keith Ablow Apart For 'Brilliant Long Distance Diagnosis' Yanked From His Ass
Stephen Colbert took Fox resident psychiatrist and Freudian phallic symbol, Dr. Keith Ablow to task for his long distance diagnosis of President Obama. Read more...
Rep. Edwards Smacks Down ABC Analyst Who Says Obama Poisoned Tone By Blaming GOP For Shutdown
Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD) on Sunday pushed back against President George W. Bush’s former chief strategist Matthew Dowd, who now works as an analyst for ABC News, after he accused President Barack Obama of poisoning the tone in Washington, D.C. by faulting Republicans after they forced a government shutdown. Read more...