Sen. McConnell says a deal is “very close,” the White House says “no deal,” Sen.... MORE
A debt-deal framework emerges in the final hours with major influences from the Tea Party. MORE
But a 'general agreement.' MORE
Jill Lawrence on the possible end to the drama that pushed the nation near default. MORE
McConnell said the two sides are "very close" to a debt deal. MORE
As reports of a possible deal leaked out late Saturday night, it appears that Obama is meeting the... MORE
Last minute debt negotiations are in danger of breaking down. MORE
To buy longer time for “grand bargain.”
Says he’d accept it as part of bigger agreement.
But clock ticking as McConnell preps Plan B.
Would allow raise with $1.5 trillion in spending cuts. MORE
Fear Republicans will be blamed for default. MORE