Ghosts Of Debts Past, Present And Future
November 30, 2010 President Obama's fiscal commission begins its final round of meetings Tuesday, which may or may not produce a plan to cut the nation's growing debt. Experts say a debt crisis could come in 18 months or 18 years. But either way, it's a frightening prospect.
November 29, 2010 A new plan from the heads of a White House commission, calling for significant spending cuts and new tax revenues, faces protests from both the left and the right. But its authors say lawmakers can either deal with the rising debt or have a fix thrust upon them by those lending money to the U.S.