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Oct 18, 2013
More than 20 Senators and seven Representatives have begun work on a compromise budget that liberals and conservatives can live with, before new sequester cuts hit in January. A supercommittee was what created the sequester impasse in the first place, what will be different this time around?
Posted In: Congress, sequester, government shutdown 2013, Supercommittee

Instability in Washington causes uncertainty on Wall Street

Oct 15, 2013
Whether or not Congress raises the debt ceiling in time, we may be headed for another economic slowdown.
Posted In: debt ceiling, government shutdown 2013, Congress

As deadline nears, debt ceiling fight drags on

Oct 15, 2013
The clock is ticking, but Congressional leaders have yet to reach an agreement.
Posted In: government shutdown 2013, debt ceiling, Congress, Obamacare

The clock is ticking and still no debt deal

Oct 14, 2013
Lawmakers in Washington have until Thursday to raise the debt ceiling.
Posted In: government shutdown 2013, debt ceiling, sequestration, Congress, Obamacare

Markets thrilled with possible debt limit deal

Oct 10, 2013
Some House Republicans are inching toward a debt ceiling deal.
Posted In: debt ceiling, government shutdown 2013, Congress, GOP

Ultimatums are for children and Congress: Listeners respond to the shutdown

Oct 1, 2013
In response to the shutdown of the federal government, we asked for your experiences with giving others financial ultimatums.
Posted In: Congress, government shutdown 2013, Affordable Care Act, Obamacare

Government shutdown causes problems online too

Oct 1, 2013
The shutdown is causing many federal agencies -- and their websites -- to close down.
Posted In: Tech, government shutdown, Congress

Why the shutdown won't save money: Fights in 90s cost $1.5B

Sep 30, 2013
Democrats and Republicans appear unable to reach common ground on a budget before the government shuts down.
Posted In: government shutdown, Affordable Care Act, Congress

A government shutdown will affect jobs -- and jobs numbers

Sep 30, 2013
We might not be getting a jobs report this Friday.
Posted In: government shutdown, budget, Congress, jobs numbers, jobs report, Europe

Washington can get back to fixing the economy now

Sep 16, 2013
Now that a nomination fight over Larry Summers has been avoided, Washington can get back to work fixing the economy.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Congress

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