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Fiscal Impasse

Moving Beyond the Nation's Impasse: Shutdown Week 3

Richard C. Harwood | Posted 12.16.2013 | Politics
Richard C. Harwood

In traveling the country, I've repeatedly been asked: What's going on with the government shutdown and the country? Are we as a nation falling apart?

State Becomes First To Cut Welfare Amid Shutdown

Reuters | Posted 12.15.2013 | Politics

By Marti Maguire RALEIGH, N.C., Oct 15 (Reuters) - North Carolina has become the first state to cut off welfare benefits to poor resid...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Senate Budget Deal 'Imminent' After After House Fails

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Moments after House Republicans failed to advance a plan to end the government shutdown and avert default, Senate leaders took matters b...

Obama's Second-Term Agenda Takes A Hit

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — For President Barack Obama, the outcome of this week's fiscal fights with Republicans could have broad consequences ...

Bill Clinton On Shutdown: 'Nobody's Right All The Time'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

Former President Bill Clinton weighed in on the government shutdown Monday, suggesting that clashes between Republicans and Democrats have created a c...

Senate Inches Closer To A Deal

Reuters | Posted 12.14.2013 | Politics

By Richard Cowan and Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON, Oct 14 (Reuters) - U.S. senators said they were closing in on a deal Monda...

Senate Fails To Break Spending Stalemate

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans and Democrats hit an impasse Sunday over spending in their last-ditch struggle to avoid an econom...

Reid: 'I'm Optimistic'

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

By David Lawder and Tim Reid WASHINGTON, Oct 13 (Reuters) - U.S. Senate negotiations to bring a fiscal crisis to an end showed signs o...