Feb 26, 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 19, 2013
Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, with their second plan for cutting the deficit, get attention because their proposals fall in the middle between political extremes.
Jan 8, 2013
The U.K.'s coalition government has just passed the halfway point in its first term. Critics say its continuing tough talk on austerity is constraining growth.
Dec 4, 2012
Twenty-five percent of respondents to Public Policy Polling's new survey said they had heard of a deficit reduction plan that doesn't actually exist.
Aug 15, 2012
Has the attitude about debt and the deficit changed over time?
Jan 24, 2012
As President Obama delivers his State of the Union address, Congress seems poised for a political stalemate.
Nov 22, 2011
According to preliminary polls, the average American may not be as worried about the failure of the super committee to reach a deal as some would think.
MID-DAY UPDATE: Egypt offers supplies to fellow protesters, White House works to settle mortgage breakdowns
Feb 24, 2011
As protests and violence continues to escalate in Libya, Egyptian citizens are offering more than just moral support. As Mitchell Hartman reports...
Feb 17, 2011
The Senate banking committee today is questioning regulators of the Dodd-Frank law to gauge how much they've improved the financial system. The law...