An attempt to end the Washington impasse
In six days, the federal government will find itself not just shut down, but on the brink of default, and Washington is stumbling its way toward a familiar solution: a short-term reprieve from both fiscal crises. But there is …
Eleanor Holmes Norton, the District of Columbia’s delegate in Congress, found herself in a pickle Wednesday morning, stuck between her colleagues and a crowd of her constituents.
How Jimmy Carter’s attorney general changed congressional budget showdowns forever
“It’s time for our lawmakers to say enough is enough,” said Barry Black in his morning prayer
Paul Ryan says Obama’s refusal to compromise is the reason for the impasse
The Senate Majority Leader shows not only that he has a sense of humor, but also that he’s hip to Twitter’s trendy six-second video format
Boehner says no ‘lines in the sand,’ but Obama insists on ‘clean’ vote to reopen the government
Both the Speaker and the President are bluffing over the debt limit. But the President has a better hand.
Dallas Federal Reserve Bank’s President does not mince words over Congress’s self-inflicted fiscal crisis
Pushes back on Speaker’s claim that there aren’t enough votes in the House to reopen government
Top U.S. officials and economists say the global economy will take a much bigger hit than it did during the recession
“The President just can’t sit there and say, ‘I’m not going to negotiate’”