Dec 1, 2014 Hybrid word combines “omnibus” spending bill and a continuing resolution, or “CR” – two funding stopgaps.
Nov 3, 2014 Experts say the federal budget is likely to be punctuated with new, previously unexpected spending.
Jul 15, 2014 Governing by crisis makes the federal government wasteful and inefficient.
Apr 3, 2014 Social services are not always in step with medical care.
Jan 7, 2014 Economic historian John Steele Gordon describes the only time in American history that a president erased the federal debt.
May 6, 2015 For personal purposes, there is a difference between 'good debt' and 'bad debt' -- but can the government make the same distinction?
Oct 2, 2013 Although we often think of our debt as owed to foreign countries, in reality, America owes a lot of money to ourselves. Even regular Americans indirectly own a large chunk of our national debt.
Sep 27, 2013 Whenever debates over the budget rage in Washington, leaders can't help but say the government should balance their budget as well as a household. But that analogy might not always hold water.