Politics Mitch McConnell

  • Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Speaker John Boehner

    It's this quartet  who will have to draw on their experience, skill and charm to find the deal and the votes to pass it for averting an unprecedented government default next week..

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    With a default deadline looming, House Republican leaders are giving the Tea Party what amounts to a symbolic floor vote on its "cut, cap and balance" debt-limit plan.

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    The White House says President Barack Obama is stepping directly into stalled debt talks, inviting Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Republican leader Mitch McConnell separately to discussions Monday.