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

Government shutdowns, so far kept separate from debt limit battles, are hugely problematic for the federal government

By: - October 28, 2022 9:35 am

U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif. (Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

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.