Daily Archives: October 16, 2013

Only 87 House Republicans Vote for Senate Brokered Bill

Still no resolution on continually raising debt ceiling in this Democrat-approved arrangement.  US government needs to spend LESS money: The proposal would fund the government through Jan. 15, 2014, and put off the debt ceiling until Feb. 7, 2014, with … Continue reading

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Toomey Votes Against Senate Leadership Brokered Deal

The Senate approved a bill to reopen the government and avert default Wednesday night, 16 days into a government shutdown and a day before the Treasury Department’s debt limit deadline. The legislation, crafted by negotiations between the Senate’s two leaders, … Continue reading

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Sad Details of Senate Leadership Agreement on Government Shutdown

From USA Today The agreement: • Reopens the government fully with funds to continue running through Jan. 15, delaying the threat of another shutdown until after the holidays. • Extends the government’s borrowing authority through Feb. 7. Treasury Secretary Jacob … Continue reading

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