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Senators hope their leaders can succeed where others have failed

Senators put faith in party leaders Sunday to devise a plan that would reopen the government and steer clear of a potential default this...

Senate takes lead in financial crisis as debt limit deadline looms

Racing the calendar and the financial markets, Senate leaders have taken the helm in the search for a deal to end the partial government...

As Congress spits and sputters, default looms for America

Republicans and Democrats in Congress lumbered through a day of political maneuvering Saturday while a threatened default by the Treasury crept uncomfortably closer and...

Hope for resolution of fiscal crisis shifts to Senate

The focus of efforts to end the government shutdown and prevent a U.S. default shifted to the Senate on Saturday, where leaders were in...

House GOP offers new plan to reopen government, avoid default

House Republicans are offering to pass legislation to avert a default and end the 11-day partial government shutdown as part of a framework that...

What led both sides to start talking resolution, not hyperbole?

After pointing fingers, calling each other names and saying "no" to any suggestion of negotiation,, President Barack Obama and Republicans in the House of...

Efforts to avoid default on debt torpedoed by Senate Democrats

Urgent efforts to prevent an economy-tanking U.S. default rose and then retreated with astonishing speed Thursday, as House Republicans floated a compromise and the...

Signs of hope for end of government shutdown, debt debacle?

Republicans and Democrats in Congress saw signs of hope on Wednesday for a break in their fiscal impasse, as members of both parties floated...

Senate Dems to try and pass increase in debt ceiling

Democrats controlling the Senate are planning to try to pass a stand-alone measure to increase the government's borrowing cap, challenging Republicans to a filibuster...

Budget fight a crash course on how Congress fails to function

If majorities in both the House and Senate would vote to reopen the government with no strings attached, or vote to repeal the new...