Category Senate

Senate Bill H.R. 2775 (Debt Limit/CR), Has Passed 81-18 to End U.S. Government Shutdown

The U.S. Senate has made great progress at the last moment. Hopefully the U.S. House will pass the bill as well, and this government shutdown can come to an end. Also, I hope that the next time it comes up in 2014, they will fund the government for a full year instead of just a […]

Sen. Chris Murphy Speaks About Government Shutdown’s Impact on Connecticut Families

Follow Sen. Chris Murphy on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/SenChrisMurphy?feature=watch or Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChrisMurphyCT UPDATE: Senate Passes Bill to End Government Shutdown 10/16/2013

Delaware Senator Chris Coons Warns About Threat of Default

U.S. Senator Chris Coons speaks on the Senate floor about the dangers of the United States defaulting on its debts, and looks at each of the options moving forward. October 14, 2013. http://coons.senate.gov UPDATE: Senate Passes Bill to End Government Shutdown 10/16/2013

Mass. Senator Elizabeth Warren’s Speech on the Debt Ceiling

Senator Warren’s speech about the debt ceiling on the Senate floor on October 9, 2013. UPDATE: Senate Passes Bill to End Government Shutdown 10/16/2013

A U.S. Default on Debt Seen as Catastrophe, to Have Worldwide Affects

A U.S. default on it’s debt would be devastating to not only the U.S. but also it’s affects would ripple around the world. There is often talk of “slippery slopes” in politics, well this is one that the United States should not go down. Republicans are not letting on how devastating this could be to […]