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U.S. Government Getting A New Borrowing Cap

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is getting a new borrowing cap Friday, almost four months after Washington diffused October's government shutd...

Poll Reveals Torn Feelings Over Jarring Problem

AP | ALAN FRAM and JENNIFER AGIESTA | Posted 01.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Most Americans think jarring economic problems will erupt if lawmakers fail to increase the government's borrowing limit. Yet they're to...

The Audacity of Obama: Yes, You Can, Barack!

Henry Freeman | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Henry Freeman

Honor what you have promised during the campaign, but more importantly, do instead of talk, push your convictions through and cooperate where you have to.

IMF Chief Predicts 'Real Nasty Consequences'

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 09.09.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The International Monetary Fund's new chief foresees "real nasty consequences" for the U.S. and global economies if the U.S. fails ...

Moody's: Small But Rising Risk Of Short-Lived U.S. Default

Posted 08.02.2011 | Business

Moody's Investors Service said on Thursday there is a very small but rising risk of a short-lived default by the United States if there is no incr...