March 27, 2013 Employees will have to take 14 unpaid days off over the next few months instead of the 22 the Pentagon had originally estimated.
February 25, 2013 The political stakes are high for both Congress and the president, while some GOP governors are turning up the heat on House Speaker John Boehner.
January 23, 2013 The "No Budget, No Pay" act would withhold lawmakers' pay if they don't pass a new budget by April 15. In exchange, Republicans say, the borrowing limit would be extended into May. That would avoid another battle over raising that borrowing ceiling.
January 22, 2013 Republicans, who control the House, plan to vote Wednesday on a debt limit extension that's tied to a call on the Senate to pass a budget that includes cuts in spending.