McCarthy's magic number on the debt ceiling deal

Posted on AllSides May 31st, 2023
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House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) talks to reporters at the U.S. Capitol after talking on the debt ceiling on May 17. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images House leaders are confident that the chamber today will approve the debt ceiling deal between President Biden and Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) — and move toward avoiding a disastrous government default. Why it matters: Not all victory laps are the same. The number of votes the Fiscal Responsibility Act gets from each party could signal who made the better deal. • A solid Republican tally...

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