Douglas Elmendorf pushes back against Democratic critics
Republicans leaning toward repeal of an Obamacare provision as their price, instead of the Keystone XL Pipeline
Says U.S. will be unable to pay its bills past end of February if Congress doesn’t raise debt ceiling
Next standoff over federal debt ceiling will come earlier than expected
Conservative groups are furious
Government spent $172 million on the erectile dysfunction tool over six years
The Senate is poised to pass a new bipartisan budget agreement after the measure cleared a procedural hurdle on Tuesday morning.
‘The deal is not going to be what mainstream Republicans hoped for’
One week from deadline, budget negotiators Rep. Paul Ryan and Sen. Patty Murray are a few billion dollars apart from a deal
That change you leave behind in bins at security check points adds up
Democrats and Republicans struggle to find common ground in talks to avoid the next spending fight.
On the first day they met, they agreed to meet again
Just as the last invented Washington fiscal crisis fades from memory, the next one looms ahead, with little signs of optimism from either side of the aisle