Debt ceiling sets up major battle in Congress

The Center Square | by Casey Harper | January 19, 2023 (The Center Square) – U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen sent a letter to Congressional leaders Thursday notifying them that the agency has begun taking “extraordinary measures” as the federal government bumps up against its debt limit of just over $31 trillion. […]

McCarthy promises ‘battle’ to be speaker as Congress opens

AP News Wire | by Lisa Mascaro | January 3, 2023 WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans teetered on the brink of chaos Tuesday on the opening day of the new Congress, with GOP leader Kevin McCarthy pledging a “battle on the floor” if needed to overcome right-flank colleagues who are refusing to give him their votes to […]

Biden convening congressional leaders to discuss legislative priorities

Reuters | by Doina Chiacu and Richard Cowan | November 29, 2022 WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. President Joe Biden is convening congressional leaders on Tuesday to discuss legislative priorities through the end of the year, the White House said. Biden scheduled the meeting for 10:30 a.m. (1530 GMT), the White House said without elaborating on participants. […] Interviews Maine Congressional Candidate, Liz Caruso | DP News Staff | June 2, 2022 caught up with Maine’s 2nd Congressional candidate, Liz Caruso after she addressed a group of Republicans at the Waterville Elks Lodge on May 23. In full disclosure, has reached out to the Bruce Poliquin on several occasions for an interview (Bruce Poliquin himself back […]