U.S. economy



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.