Debt Ceiling


A Hot Mic Caught Chuck Schumer Raving About His New Pal Trump

"He likes us," Schumer says. "He likes me anyway."


What You Need to Know About the Deal Trump Made with Democrats

Trump's surprising move on the debt ceiling has reshuffled the political landscape in DC, and set the stage for a new fight.


The VICE Morning Bulletin

South Florida evacuates as Hurricane Irma approaches, 15 states and DC sue over DACA decision, Trump strikes debt ceiling deal with Democrats, and more.


What Congress Can Do About Harvey

A dysfunctional legislature prepares to help out in the wake of massive devastation.


National Debate Escalates as Texas Man Attempts to Destroy a Confederate Statue

Your daily guide to what’s working, what’s not and what you can do about it.


John McCain's Surgery Is Just the Start of Republicans' Problems

The US senator's blood clot could have long-term ramifications for Trump's agenda in Congress.


Congress’s October Budget Battle Could Become a US Christmas Crisis

The US Congress passed a temporary spending bill to keep the lights on in Washington, but the stopgap measure only runs until December, when the budget fights will erupt again.


Ones and Zeros: The Debt Ceiling is Not Really a Ceiling

_Since 1957, Sir Isaac has been helping us travel through space_ h3. One: "Using good old fashioned gravity and an ion engine the Dawn Space probe reaches orbit around the planetoid Vesta":