Leadership tries to find a demand it can win and that conservatives can support
A concession to Democrats
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...
Tea party stalwart calls vote to raise the debt ceiling a ‘show vote’
Republicans leaning toward repeal of an Obamacare provision as their price, instead of the Keystone XL Pipeline
Repealing a cut to military veterans' pensions is the latest sweetener GOP leaders offer their members
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...
Lawmakers poke fun at their own struggle for a strategy as deadline looms
Trading follows deal in Congress to avert default
Largest creditor says it's time for Washington pols to step up
Two are simple enough. The third one? Not so much
White House meet as deadline looms
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...
Dallas Federal Reserve Bank’s President does not mince words over Congress’s self-inflicted fiscal crisis
Country reaches borrowing limit on Oct. 17
New plan from Republicans to reopen government and lift debt limit
Reports that the fiscal impasse in Washington will soon end
Nobody knows for sure. But here are some best guesses
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...
The budget and debt ceiling fights in Washington often seem to take place in a hermetically sealed bubble. Or maybe on some faraway planet "Beltway," where...