Democrat-controlled House of Representatives Tuesday voted to temporarily increase debt limit amid looming default.
Democrats and Republicans agree to suspend the limit on US Treasury’s ability to issue new debt until early December.
US president calls on Republicans to allow measure raising the debt limit to come to a vote in the Senate.
Democrats are struggling to bridge differences between two key centrist senators and a faction of House progressives.
World leaders are gathering to revitalise commitments to end energy poverty for all.
The UN’s chief painted a grim picture of a divided and polarised world and urged solidarity among nations.
All except one of Iranian president’s cabinet member picks were approved with overwhelming support by parliament.
Ambitious proposals to expand childcare, clean energy, other social programmes depend on Democratic unity.
The judge believes the moratorium is illegal but argued her ‘hands are tied’ by a previous ruling by a higher court.
After years of partisan gridlock, Republicans join Democrats in support of future investment in highways, transit.
The New York governor was embroiled in a political firestorm after an investigation concluded he harassed 11 women.