Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) at the Maryland State Capitol in Annapolis, Maryland. .Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Md. Gov. Hogan considering Senate run

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) has spoke out about a possible 2022 Senate run. In a recent interview with conservative radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt, the Republican governor said he was focused on his current job and had a long time to make a decision.

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 05: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) addresses reporters following a weekly Republican policy luncheon as (L-R) Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL), Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), Sen. John Thune (R-SD), and Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) look on in the U.S. Capitol on October 05, 2021 in Washington, DC. During their news conference McConnell reiterated his belief that the Senate should pass legislation to raise the federal debt-limit through reconciliation. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

Sen. McConnell offers short-term debt ceiling solution

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) offered up a short-term solution to avoid a catastrophic government default. In a statement posted on Twitter on Wednesday, McConnell said his party would support a deal to temporarily suspend the debt ceiling at a fixed dollar amount.

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky, with Republican Senators John Barrasso (left) and John Thune (right), arrives to speak to reporters after the Republican policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.cC) (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Senate leaders face-off in fight over debt ceiling

The debate has heated up in the upper chamber as senators from both sides sparred over the debt ceiling. On Monday, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) took aim at one another amid the battle over who had control over the U.S. economy.