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Obama Warns Of Default Without GOP Support

AP | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says that if Republicans can't resolve the standoff over the debt ...

Jennifer Bendery

Days Away From Default, Democrats Nervously Eye Constitutional Route

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) may not be pushing the issue publicly, but in private she "clearly" supports President Bar...

Jennifer Bendery

Democrats, GOP Have Now Rejected Each Other's Debt Plans

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With just three days left until the country is set to begin defaulting on its debt, the House rejected a debt proposal by Senate Majorit...

Jennifer Bendery

Hoyer Backs Obama Using 14th Amendment To Resolve Debt Crisis

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) on Wednesday night became the highest ranking Democratic leader to throw his support behind the ...

U.S. Businesses, Wall Street Prepare For Possibility Of Downgrade, Default

Posted 09.22.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Emily Flitter and Jennifer Ablan) - American businesses, from Wall Street banks to major industrial corporations, are preparing continge...

When Catastrophe Isn't Enough

Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics

By Ross Colvin WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With time quickly running out to raise the U.S. debt ceiling, the Obama administration is turning to bibl...