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Debt Deficit

How America's Debt And Deficit Became An Afterthought In Washington

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 02.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just four years ago, deficits and debt were an explosive political combination, propelling Republicans to control of the House and...

Jennifer Bendery

Debt Fight Is Chance 'For A Game-Changer' On Deficit Reduction

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House on Wednesday closed the door a little more on the debt proposal being floated by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell ...

Senate Republicans Seek To Mandate Balanced Budget

Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics

(Reuters) - All 47 Senate Republicans, seeking fiscal discipline in big-spending Washington, proposed on Thursday an amendment to the Constitution t...