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(WASHINGTON) — With just days until a June 5 deadline, the Senate now is racing against time to pass the debt ceiling bill and avoid what would be an economically catastrophic default. But while Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said work would begin immediately after House passage Wednesday night, it’s rare for anything to get resolved […]

Kim Kim Foster-Tobin/The State/Tribune News Service via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley’s husband, Michael Haley, is set to deploy in the coming weeks to Africa with the South Carolina Army National Guard, a source familiar confirms to ABC News. The yearlong deployment would span much of Nikki Haley’s campaign schedule and would […]

(WASHINGTON) — Despite calling for a ban on foreign lobbying, in which Americans lobby lawmakers and the public for foreign interests, Republican 2024 presidential hopeful Nikki Haley has raised tens of thousands of dollars in political donations from foreign lobbyists, disclosure reports show. The U.S. ambassador to the U.N. under the Trump administration, Haley has recently […]

(WASHINGTON) — Work requirements for government safety net programs are back in the spotlight as the House readies for a key vote on the debt ceiling deal brokered by President Joe Biden and Speaker Kevin McCarthy. In a twist, a new analysis from the Congressional Budget Office released late Tuesday found tougher rules for the Supplemental […]

Rachel Mummey/Bloomberg via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Former Vice President Mike Pence will announce next week that he is running for president, giving a kickoff speech and releasing a campaign video on June 7 ahead of a town hall with CNN in Des Moines, Iowa, a source familiar confirms to ABC News. Pence will be running […]

(WASHINGTON) — After a critical deal to raise the nation’s debt ceiling was announced over the weekend, lawmakers in Washington now face less than a week to pass the bill in both the House and Senate before Monday’s predicted deadline for when default would begin. Unless the $31.4 trillion borrowing limit is increased, the U.S. […]

(WASHINGTON) — A deal to raise the debt ceiling faces a crucial vote in the House Wednesday night, the next step in averting a potential default now just days away. The bill, titled the “Fiscal Responsibility Act,” cleared its first major hurdle Tuesday when the House Rules Committee advanced the bill in a 7-6 vote. […]

Jewel Samad/AFP via Getty Images, FILE (NEW YORK) — Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie plans on announcing a Republican bid for the 2024 presidency next week, sources familiar confirm to ABC News. Christie will make his announcement at St. Anselm College on June 6 at 6:30 p.m. during a town hall event. His bid […]

(WASHINGTON) — The debt ceiling deal brokered by President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy cleared a major procedural hurdle on Tuesday night, just days before a potential default by the U.S. government. The House Rules Committee gave the green light for the Fiscal Responsibility Act to advance to the full House so members […]

(FLORIDA) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday held a “campaign kickoff” outside Des Moines, Iowa, returning to a crucial early nominating state for the first time since announcing he is running for president. DeSantis’ swing through Iowa on Tuesday and Wednesday began Tuesday night with a speech in Clive at the Eternity Church. Before […]