The former president knocks Republicans for insisting on health care law delay
Don’t worry kids, it’s just the government
Calls out GOP ‘grandstanding’
The U.S. government Friday moved one step closer to a possible shutdown, with the Senate rejecting a House-passed bill to continue funding the government in favor of a simpler alternative that did not interfere with …
A shutdown wouldn’t remove the pressure on Congress to raise the nation’s debt limit
Things are not going well today for the House GOP. A leadership aide sends TIME a gif summary of their game-plan to avoid a government shutdown.
An arcane procedure holds up voting for another day
Prepare for a lengthy showdown that could rattle markets and endanger the U.S. credit rating
The vote came shortly after Senator Ted Cruz wrapped up his 21-hour talkathon in opposition to Barack Obama’s healthcare law
At the Senate Democratic caucus lunch on Capitol Hill Tuesday, Barbara Mikulski of Maryland presented her colleagues with a plan to solve the current budget crisis and the sequester woes. Her idea is relatively simple: keep the …
Here is the sequence of steps Washington will take this week before it faces a pivotal decision
The sage of Omaha says the market won’t fall apart over government shutdown brinksmanship because investors expect Washington to act “irrationally” for only so long.
The elusive “Grand Bargain” became less grand Tuesday, without any new certainty of ever becoming a bargain.