U.S. House GOP pushes through debt ceiling increase coupled with massive spending cuts

By: and - April 26, 2023 6:24 pm

U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy speaks to reporters in the U.S. Capitol following passage of the GOP debt ceiling and spending cut legislation on April 26, 2023. (Ashley Murray/States Newsroom)

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Ashley Murray
Ashley Murray

Ashley Murray covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include domestic policy and appropriations.

Nebraska Examiner is part of States Newsroom, the nation’s largest state-focused nonprofit news organization.

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Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy and helps direct national coverage as deputy Washington bureau chief for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.

Nebraska Examiner is part of States Newsroom, the nation’s largest state-focused nonprofit news organization.

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