Leadership tries to find a demand it can win and that conservatives can support
Come mid-October, the U.S. government will no longer be legally allowed to issue more debt, according to a letter written by Treasury Secretary Jack Lew to...
With the U.S. set to reach its debt limit next Friday, Republicans opposed to increasing the nation's borrowing authority with no strings attached still aren't...
Two are simple enough. The third one? Not so much
Trading follows deal in Congress to avert default
A concession to Democrats
Largest creditor says it's time for Washington pols to step up
White House meet as deadline looms
Republicans leaning toward repeal of an Obamacare provision as their price, instead of the Keystone XL Pipeline
Dallas Federal Reserve Bank’s President does not mince words over Congress’s self-inflicted fiscal crisis
Tea party stalwart calls vote to raise the debt ceiling a ‘show vote’
Repealing a cut to military veterans' pensions is the latest sweetener GOP leaders offer their members
Lawmakers poke fun at their own struggle for a strategy as deadline looms
They say in politics that you know you’ve become a statesman when you’ve been on almost every side of an issue at one time or another. When Washington...
The conventional wisdom now dictates that every time a debt-ceiling hike comes up for a vote, Republicans will threaten to torch Uncle Sam’s credit rating unless...
Country reaches borrowing limit on Oct. 17
New plan from Republicans to reopen government and lift debt limit
WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP-controlled House has backed away from a battle over the government's debt cap and passed a measure extending Treasury's borrowing...
Nobody knows for sure. But here are some best guesses
Reports that the fiscal impasse in Washington will soon end