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3 years 8 months ago

GOP leaders say debt-limit dispute will be solved

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican leaders in Congress say they are confident that an impasse will end soon over raising the government's debt ceiling and heading off default. House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell made the prediction after the Republican-led House rejected Senate Democrats' rival plan....

3 years 10 months ago

McConnell: Debt-ceiling deal may be for short-term

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate's top Republican is suggesting a short-term increase in the nation's borrowing limit unless there's deal soon that includes changes to big entitlement programs. Economists and Obama administration officials are warning of a calamity if the government defaults on its obligations. The default deadline is...

3 years 11 months ago

Biden to visit Colorado energy lab Friday

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden is headed to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden on Friday to talk up energy innovation. Biden's visit will come after a breakfast fundraiser in Denver for President Barack Obama's 2012 re-election campaign. That breakfast is not open to the...

4 years 9 months ago

Biden to visit the gulf

WASHINGTON (AP) - A senior Obama administration official tells The Associated Press that Vice President Joe Biden will travel to the Gulf Coast on Tuesday to review the efforts to combat the massive oil spill. Biden is expected to visit the National Incident Command Center in New Orleans and the...

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