Oct 18, 2013 John Carney and Nela Richardson join the show to wrap up a tumultuous week in Washington.
Oct 18, 2013 More than 20 Senators and seven Representatives have begun work on a compromise budget that liberals and conservatives can live with, before new sequester cuts hit in January. A supercommittee was what created the sequester impasse in the first place, what will be different this time around?
Oct 18, 2013 The business community helped elect some Tea Party Republicans to Congress -- and they weren't happy with the shutdown and debt ceiling fight.
Oct 18, 2013 What the city sounds like with its workers back to work.
Oct 17, 2013 The government shutdown reminded us that there are some federal programs that we'll miss if they go away again.
Oct 17, 2013 The aftermath of the debt ceiling debacle: consumer confidence is shaken, companies aren't spending, interest rates will rise, the nation's credit rating is in jeopardy, and GDP growth takes a hit.
Oct 17, 2013 There’s a better than average chance that the government could shut down again in a few months if Congress can’t come to an agreement. That uncertainty is a problem for everyone from contractors to the entire US economy.
Oct 17, 2013 America's creditworthiness takes a hit in Asia, even with the debt ceiling raised and the government reopening.
Oct 16, 2013 Washington's lottery has stopped making payments because of the government shutdown.
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Oct 16, 2013 From fishermen needing permits to farmers applying for compensation for deceased cattle, people and businesses needing help from the government will form a long line around the block.