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House to vote on deal: The House is on track to vote Wednesday on the debt limit bill after the legislation cleared a key hurdle Tuesday in the House Rules Committee. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and his top allies have expressed confidence the deal will pass in the House, despite heavy criticism from some GOP hardliners .

What’s in the bill: The deal suspends the nation’s debt limit through January 1, 2025, caps non-defense spending, expands work requirements for some food stamp recipients and claws back some Covid-19 relief funds. Read more about it here. […]

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The latest on the US debt ceiling deal

Senate minority whip confident there will be at least 9 GOP votes for debt limit bill once it gets to chamber

From CNN’s Lauren Fox and Nicky Robertson Senate Minority Whip John Thune arrives for a closed-door briefing at the US Capitol Visitors Center on April 19, in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Senate Minority Whip John Thune said he is confident there will be at least nine Republican senators who support the debt ceiling bill once it comes to the chamber.

This will likely pave the way for the eventual passage of the bill if Senate Democrats are unified.“None […]

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