Congress Plays Chicken as Federal Debt Crowds the Limit
Plus: Will raising the cap on Hill salaries help fight congressional brain drain, or just hurt staff at the bottom of the ladder?
Happy Friday. Congress has a long list of things to accomplish in the days ahead, which means you’re getting a double dose of Uphill this week. Let’s get to the news.
Slouching Toward Default
In mid-October, the federal government will lose the ability to pay its bills, leading to an unprecedented default on all of its…