Harry Reid

The budget crisis

Why is President Obama making a big push to raise the debt ceiling now? Remember, this is last year's budget we are talking about. Last year the Democrats controlled... Read more »

July 26, 2011

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WH: Reid plan to solve debt crisis "reasonable"

The White House is getting behind a proposal by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to avert a debt-limit crisis by trimming $2.7 trillion of government spending. The... Read more »

July 25, 2011

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Boehner preparing to move on debt limit

Congressional leaders are still struggling for a compromise debt limit deal that avoids a market-rattling default in eight days while cutting trillions in spending. Read more »

July 25, 2011

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No end in sight as Obama restarts debt talks

President Barack Obama and congressional leaders are scrambling for a way forward on the debt crisis after House Speaker John Boehner threw negotiations into disarray... Read more »

July 23, 2011

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Senate GOP shows flexibility in debt, budget fight

Senate Republicans are showing far more flexibility than their tea party-backed House colleagues as Washington policymakers seek to steer the government away from a... Read more »

July 20, 2011

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Senate to meet every day until debt hike passes

The leader of the Senate says the chamber will meet every day — including weekends — until Congress sends President Barack Obama legislation to make sure... Read more »

July 18, 2011

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