September 11, 2013 With the Syria debate on hold, Congress now must pivot to the continuing resolution needed to keep the federal government from shutting down Oct. 1.
September 14, 2012 Under orders from Congress, the administration detailed exactly how it would administer painful cuts to both defense and domestic programs that were ordered under last year's budget deal. But the Office of Management and Budget reiterates that the threat of cuts is meant to spur congressional action.
July 13, 2011 Only a few years ago, it was federal policymakers who were turning the screws on Moody's and the other Wall Street ratings agencies for mislabeling subprime investments as relatively risk-free.Now Moody's is returning the favor.
May 5, 2011 If a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, agreements to raise the federal debt ceiling and on a 2012 budget start with a Thursday meeting, the first of likely many between Vice President Biden and a bipartisan group of lawmakers.