Nov 21, 2011 As of now, the markets are still going on despite the likely lack of a deal in the super committee this week. But much of that depends on the situation in Europe, which could turn around.
Nov 21, 2011 The super committee is bumping up its deadline to reach a budget solution, and so far, no end is in sight.
Nov 11, 2011 Europe isn't the only one with debt concerns -- the U.S. has a deadline in two weeks to figure out a way to cut down our own deficit. But that deadline might not be too firm.
Oct 17, 2011 Complaints against China and its ability to undervalue its currency have made their way to the U.S. Senate. The bill would impose tariffs on imports from countries suspected of such monetary maneuvers.
Oct 10, 2011 Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner heads to Congress today to deliver a report on the level of risk in the U.S. financial system.
Nov 21, 2011 Most Americans are not happy about what's going on in Washington. But commentator Rob Walker says playing the blame game isn't going to get us anywhere.
Sep 22, 2011 They're scrambling on Capitol Hill to deflect accusations that Islamabad was complicit in giving Osama bin Laden refuge. So what's the elevator pitch?
May 5, 2010 If you're shopping for food in Washington, D.C., you'll now be charged 5 cents every time you need a bag. The money goes to a fund to fish plastic bags from the Anacostia River, and is encouraging the use of reusable bags. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Apr 9, 2010 Local governments in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. are all pitching to home defense contractor Northrop Grumman's new headquarters as it moves from L.A. But some view the efforts as a waste of money. John Dimsdale reports.
Feb 10, 2010 The nation's capital is hopping because the bad old days when Washington's murder rate was the highest in the country and the mayor was busted for smoking crack seem like a long time ago. Why? Brett Neely reports.