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Fourteen Republican Senators Who Voted With Democrats

Fourteen Republican senators were at odds with their party when they voted with Democrats to raise the debt limit. The machination allowed the Democrats to assume responsibility for the debt limit without any GOP support. The vote came after a deal was brokered by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York. […]


U.S. Senators Say Yes To Debt Ceiling Extension

After a long hullabaloo, the U.S. Senators have agreed to extend the country’s debt ceiling, less than two weeks before the deadline. The decision has put to rest the ugly outburst between Republicans and Democrats and reduced uncertainty within the financial markets. There were fears that the U.S. would default on its national debt, with catastrophic implications not only locally […]