debt ceiling deadline
Treasury Secretary Lew urges lawmakers to act before deadline nears.
Since tax refund season is currently underway, Lew said, the amount of cash in Treasury's possession is difficult to predict
The "debt-limit" resolution purports to be something that it clearly is not -- a tool for shaping and redefining the nation's fiscal policy -- and, in reality, plays a totally nonsensical role.
"People are so tired of this," President Barack Obama said Tuesday in an interview with Los Angeles TV station KMEX. Driving
Separately, a bipartisan group led by Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, met for two hours Monday morning on a possible solution
By ALAN FRAM, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS On Wednesday, they planned votes on a measure financing death benefits to families of
The partisan standoff over raising the federal debt ceiling could do more than destroy the nation's credit rating and economic
Maybe, when things get so complicated, we return to the simple coming together, to get the job done. It got me thinking about the amazing women I've met over the years.
What is the relevance of section 4 of the 14th Amendment to the current crisis? What it seems to say is that the government must honor all public debt "authorized by law." This suggests that non-payment of our existing debt is not a constitutionally-permissible option for the president.
Critics complain she and other activists are misleading the public by likening the complex task of running the federal government