(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Marshals Service is looking for three men after they climbed through holes they made in the ceiling of their cells and escaped out the back door of the Barry County Jail in southwest Missouri early Friday morning. The Barry County... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Congressional leaders on Tuesday announced a deal that would avert a default of the nation's credit by allowing Democrats to raise the debt ceiling in the Senate without any Republican support. The U.S. is just days away from economic disaster, with the Treasury... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate narrowly averted fiscal calamity Thursday evening in a late-evening vote to raise the federal borrowing limit, but the short-term solution has set the stage for a fierce political showdown in December. While no Republicans voted to raise the debt ceiling, 11... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Senate Democrats emerged from a closed door special caucus meeting on the debt ceiling on Wednesday and said they intend to take GOP Minority Leader Mitch McConnell up on his short-term debt ceiling increase. Multiple senators and aides told ABC News Democrats are... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Two weeks before the "calamity" Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen predicts could strike by Oct. 18, President Joe Biden on Monday blasted Republicans for "playing Russian roulette with the U.S. economy" in refusing to join Democrats to raise the debt ceiling so the U.S.... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- While the concept of the debt ceiling might seem "in the weeds," it actually poses a very real threat to millions of Americans in a precarious economic period. If lawmakers on Capitol Hill remain deadlocked on raising the debt ceiling, the government could... Read More.