Dec 9, 2013 Think of the U.S. Congress as a procrastinating undergrad, prone to sleeping in. Lawmakers don’t hesitate to hit the “snooze button.”
Nov 18, 2013 A virtual currency like Bitcoin has benefits to its users, including secrecy. Congress wants to understand its advantages and its security concerns.
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?
Stacey Vanek Smith
Oct 15, 2013 While most Americans are worried about what might happen if the U.S. defaults on its debt obligations on Thursday, many argue the damage has already been done.
Oct 15, 2013 Whether or not Congress raises the debt ceiling in time, we may be headed for another economic slowdown.
Oct 15, 2013 The clock is ticking, but Congressional leaders have yet to reach an agreement.
Oct 14, 2013 Lawmakers in Washington have until Thursday to raise the debt ceiling.
Oct 10, 2013 Some House Republicans are inching toward a debt ceiling deal.
Oct 8, 2013 Today the Supreme Court hears arguments in a campaign finance case you could call the sequel to the landmark campaign finance case Citizens United.