A GOP showdown over the debt limit could grip Congress and the nation next year

By: - October 27, 2022 1:58 pm

U.S. House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Republicans in Congress have raised the prospect of using the debt limit to force Democrats to the negotiating table on spending cuts. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt, States Newsroom
Jennifer Shutt, States Newsroom

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.

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