Analysis | The U.S. Debt Limit Constrains Nothing But Honesty
John Thune of South Dakota, the second-ranking Senate Republican, says that "the debt limit needs to be increased." He also says Republicans are not going to vote for it.
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As Democratic Gears Grind, Their Flawed Legislation Tiptoes Toward Doom
Question: When is a Democratic majority not a Democratic majority? Answer: When it's a Democratic majority.
Schumer Hints at Filibuster Workaround If Republicans Stonewall Voting Rights
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) warned Republicans on Tuesday that if they unite against an upcoming voting rights bill and reject its passage, he and the chamber will explore a workaround to the filibuster to pass the bill through a simple majority.
Section 230 and a Tragedy of the Commons
At the center of debate regarding regulation of social media and the Internet is Section 230 of the U.S. Communications Decency Act of 1996.
McConnell's Refusal to Raise Debt Ceiling Could Cost 6 Million Jobs, Economists Warn
If Republicans make good on their threats to allow the U.S. to default on loan payments after refusing to raise the debt ceiling, economists warn in no uncertain terms that a subsequent economic downturn could be disastrous and "cataclysmic" if Congress reaches a debt impasse.
Decades-old US ban on British lamb to be lifted, says Boris Johnson
British lamb exports to the US will soon resume after a ban stretching back more than 20 years to the Mad Cow Disease epidemic, Boris Johnson has said.