Feb 12, 2014 Increasing government borrowing authority eases worries.
Feb 11, 2014 Basically, Congress appropriates money for projects and programs, then lawmakers have to give the executive branch permission to pay those bills.
Feb 6, 2014 The authors of "How to Win at Everything" share some predictions for what happens if Congress fails to agree about the Debt Ceiling.
Feb 3, 2014 The debt ceiling began as a check on executive spending, but didn't reach its full crescendo until recently.
Jan 29, 2014 President Obama focused mostly on domestic issues during his speech last night. How did it go over in Europe?
Jan 17, 2014 President Obama signed the $1.1 trillion spending bill that funds the federal government through the end of September.
Jan 16, 2014 How tech companies want President Obama to restrict the NSA’s data collection and spying.
Dec 10, 2013 The $85 billion agreement would set new spending levels for the next two years and create $63 billion in so-called 'sequester relief.'
Dec 6, 2013 President Obama revealed this week that he isn't allowed to have an iPhone. The Secret Service makes him stick to a BlackBerry.