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GOP Senate campaign has twice the war chest of Democrats as donations return following January 6 boycott
About 90% of social safety net package is ‘agreed to and written’, according to Nancy Pelosi
Upper house of Congress passes stop-gap measure to stave off threat of a default
Progressives say they are willing to lower cost of $3.5tn package of measures that has split party
By invoking the country’s $28 trillion debt, they can cast the Democrats as profligates
Postponement comes after White House fails to broker a deal between progressives and moderates
The MMT solution raises its dismal head again.
White House scrambles to rescue centrepiece of US president’s domestic agenda
Even if short-term crisis is averted, limit on borrowing merits reform
Vote expected on measure to fund government after Republicans block efforts to raise spending limit
Intervention from Williams comes as Yellen says failure to increase borrowing limit would be ‘catastrophic’
Nancy Pelosi hints votes are not yet there for spending bill as deadline to avoid government shutdown looms
US president’s popularity is falling amid a party split over economic policy and a looming government shutdown
Bill faces uphill battle in Senate as Republican opposition risks escalating fiscal crisis
Once-routine lifting of federal borrowing limits becomes political tool that risks sovereign default
Both Democrats and Republicans may be underestimating the trouble it might cause
Letter to congressional leaders comes as White House worries about possibility of debt default
White House requests new spending and calls on lawmakers to avoid government shutdown
Susan Collins indicates 10 GOP lawmakers will back $1tn spending package as soon as this week
President’s proposal aims to raise domestic manufacturing threshold for government procurement
Negotiators confident of bipartisan agreement this week but public transport spending a sticking point
Backlash over January 6 Capitol riot has not dented donations in GOP efforts to win back Congress
Joe Manchin has been willing to stand in the way of the president’s legislative agenda
Vote is latest evidence of Trump’s hold over the party months after his defeat
Party divided over White House talks as Republicans make $928bn counter-offer