The fifth anniversary has launched the first significant battle to define Obama’s legacy.
White House official says findings do not reflect the "consensus" among economists.
Having Congress get a debt deal done quickly was good for markets and business.
The conservative leader said the debt-limit vote was "defining."
Democrats are pressuring Obama to abandon his proposal for Social Security cuts.
"My job is to protect the country when I can," McConnell said at a campaign appearance.
They say the cuts do not jive with the president’s focus on income inequality.
Alexander Bolton 02/14/14 06:00 AM EST
McConnell has a message for his conservative critics.
Republicans plan to ask to wait for the complete information.
Chambliss, Hatch, Ayotte, Burr among those saying they'll vote no.