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Verlander’s Singular Ceiling Keeps Houston Among Contenders

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Will Laws The world was Justin Verlander’s oyster this offseason. The active MLB wins leader reportedly attracted more than half of the league’s teams to his free agent showcase earlier this month, where he ably showed off his entire arsenal......

Verlander’s Singular Ceiling Keeps Houston Among Contenders

Sports Illustrated
http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTc0MTkzNjc1OTMxMjMyMTI0/justin-verlander.jpg Will Laws The world was Justin Verlander’s oyster this offseason. The active MLB wins leader reportedly attracted more than half of the league’s teams to his free agent showcase earlier this month, where he ably showed off his entire arsenal of blistering pitches—including a fastball that touched 97 mph,......

Congress is about to fight over the debt ceiling again – but it doesn’t have to be this way

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen speaks as U.S. President Joe Biden holds a meeting with business leaders and CEOs about the debt limit at the White House in Washington, U.S., October 6, 2021. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters Raising the debt......

The debt ceiling deadline has prompted questions about whether Social Security checks will go out. Here’s what we know

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen testifies during a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on the CARES Act, at the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington, DC, U.S., September 28, 2021. Matt McClain | Reuters Congress faces an Oct.......

Warren Buffett said it was ‘a mistake’ to have a debt ceiling a decade ago—here’s why

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here At Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholders meeting in 2011, billionaire investor Warren Buffett was asked what he thought about the contentious negotiations happening in Congress over whether or not to raise the debt ceiling. His response: failing to raise the debt......

Yellen lends support for effort to remove the debt ceiling altogether

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen attends the House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington, September 30, 2021. Al Drago | Pool | Reuters With a potential default looming for the U.S. in October, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Thursday she would......

S&P 500, Dow gain amid inflation concerns, debt ceiling debate

Reuters
Dow top gainer, boosted by Boeing Fed Chair Powell expresses frustration over supply chain woes Indexes: Dow up 0.26%, S&P rises 0.16%, Nasdaq off 0.24% NEW YORK, Sept 29 (Reuters) – Wall Street ended firmer on Wednesday in a partial rebound from the previous day’s broad sell-off, with remarks from......

House will vote on a debt ceiling suspension that is doomed in the Senate

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The U.S. Capitol is seen on September 27, 2021 in Washington, DC as Congress returns today to a full schedule of pending legislative items. Win McNamee | Getty Images The House will vote Wednesday on a bill to suspend the......

How the Debt Ceiling Came to Be a Political Cudgel

New York Times
The Democrats’ latest attempt to draw in the Republicans came Monday, when the Senate took up a bill to continue funding the government — an absolute necessity by Sept. 30 — with a temporary increase in the debt ceiling, along with disaster-relief assistance and funding for refugee resettlement. But since......

House panel to tee up debt ceiling hike with three weeks to avert default

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Sylvan Lane The House Rules Committee will meet Wednesday morning to advance a bill that would suspend the federal debt limit through December 2022, the panel announced Tuesday night.The Rules panel is expec… Source link To Return to the......

McConnell stops Schumer’s latest attempt to raise debt ceiling

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Democrats are trying to come up with another way to raise the debt limit after Republicans blocked their latest effort Tuesday. The U.S.is now heading toward default in just a few weeks, which could have catastrophic economic consequences, government......

GOP senator says he ‘will certainly be voting no’ on Democrats combine debt ceiling suspension with government funding bill

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “So I will certainly be voting no if the Democrats insist on combining the debt ceiling increase or suspension with the continuing operations of the government,” Toomey told CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union” when asked about......

Fed Chair: Important that the debt ceiling be raised to avoid default

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Fed Chair: Important that the debt ceiling be raised to avoid default 1 00:00:00,150 –> 00:00:05,610 >> It’s just very important that that the debt ceiling be raised in a timely fashion so that the United States can 2 00:00:05,610......

Six former Treasury secretaries urge Congress to ‘move swiftly’ on debt ceiling

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Raindrops are illuminated by a camera flash, as the Hurricane Ida passes over the region, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, September 1, 2021. Tom Brenner | Reuters Six former Treasury secretaries on Wednesday urged Congress to take quick action......

What happens if Congress doesn’t raise the debt ceiling? What you need to know about the showdown between Democrats and Republicans

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The debate over the debt limit — often called the debt ceiling — is heating up again on Capitol Hill. But government officials, business leaders and economists are raising the alarms, saying not addressing it in a timely manner......

House Democrats unveil stopgap measure to avert shutdown and suspend debt ceiling

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — House Democrats on Tuesday released the text of a short-term government funding bill that includes a provision to suspend the debt limit and directs billions of dollars to efforts to relocate Afghan refugees and for disaster relief......

McConnell privately urged GOP senators to oppose debt ceiling hike

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordain Carney Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellTrump seeking challenger to McConnell as Senate GOP leader: report Budget chairman: Debt ceiling fight ‘a ridiculous position to be in’ Buckle up for more Trump, courtesy of the Democratic......

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