May 6, 2015 Confused by all the mud-slinging around Washington over the debt ceiling? Don't know who to blame? Here's a quick explainer on the debt ceiling's function and why this fight could turn out to be messy.
Jan 14, 2013 In the final news conference of his first term, President Obama made a new pitch for "balance" as Washington approaches another fiscal deadline.
Jan 14, 2013 President Barack Obama warned Republicans that not raising the "so-called" debt ceiling is "irresponsible" and "absurd." Wait a second... so-called?
Jan 10, 2013 USC professor Edward Kleinbard suggests IOUs are the best way to fix the debt ceiling.
Jan 9, 2013 Taxpayers will have to wait eight extra days to file returns to give the IRS time to absorb tax changes in the fiscal cliff deal.
Jan 8, 2013 The fiscal cliff deal raises taxes on individuals making at least $400,000 and couples making at least $450,000. Of course, 400 plus 400 does not equal 450. So what's going on?
Jan 7, 2013 Immediately following the fiscal agreement, U.S. stocks had their best week in more than a year last week, but will the optimism last?
Jan 7, 2013 Oregon Republican Congressman Greg Walden has introduced a bill outlawing trillion-dollar debt-paying platinum coins.
Jan 4, 2013 A trillion dollar coin? It’s legal for the Treasury to mint and it could resolve the debt ceiling debate. But don’t bet your paper money on it.