May 15, 2013 The Congressional Budget Office reports that this year's federal budget will be the smallest in years -- but don't uncork the champagne yet.
Apr 30, 2013 The Treasury Department is expected to start paying down U.S. government debt this quarter for the first time in six years.
Feb 28, 2013 U.S. Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) joins Marketplace Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to discuss the sequester and its likely impact on the economy.
Feb 27, 2013 Pete Peterson is the man who started talking about bringing down the deficit decades ago. But he's not pleased with the current sequestration talks.
Feb 25, 2013 The former Commerce Secretary and financier has warned of danger from the nation's long-term debt for years, and financed a campaign to address it.
Feb 22, 2013 Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles -- the bipartisan pair that brought us a multi-trillion-dollar deficit reduction plan that was never enacted -- are out today with a new plan.
Feb 22, 2013 Biomedical engineer worries about the future of her research amid the sequester threat.
Nov 15, 2012 When it comes to the fiscal cliff, Americans do not give Republicans or Democrats a mandate on the issue.
Nov 13, 2012 With only 16 working days left in the congressional calendar this year, bipartisanship is on everyone's lips, but is it in the cards?