This week, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) commissioned a formal impeachment inquiry against President Joe Biden over suspected involvement in his son’s business dealings.
The Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023 passed just days before the United States defaulted on its debt obligations. Here’s an overview of where voters and politicians agreed and disagreed on the debt ceiling package.
The House of Representatives voted 314-117 in favor of a deal to suspend the debt ceiling and cut spending Wednesday night in a bipartisan vote.
Somehow, Biden and McCarthy managed to resurrect the art of compromise in an extraordinarily uncompromising time.
There’s progress on the debt limit. There’s no progress. Conservatives have revolted. Liberal Democrats are angry. Negotiators actually ate a meal together. That’s a good sign. No it isn’t. Who’s up? Who’s down?
It seems likely that GOP voters' support for U.S. aid to Ukraine will continue to shrink as the war continues.
While working in Congress from 2011 through February 2015 for a member who was part of the founding of the House Freedom Caucus, I saw firsthand the need for leadership beyond over-stated positions and the stalemates they create.
The U.S. officially hit its $31.4 trillion debt limit on Thursday after weeks of stagnant negotiations.
As long as members of his caucus disregard pragmatism, McCarthy's path forward will be precarious.
The new Congress convened Tuesday and immediately found itself embroiled in a deadlocked vote for the new House Speaker, with no clear end in sight.