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Some progress but no end in sight to impasse, debt crisis

Senate negotiations to bring a fiscal crisis to an end showed signs of progress on Sunday, but there were no guarantees the federal government...

What America needs is an American to lead a nation in...

Two burning questions that occupy the minds of most Americans nowadays are "what has happened to our government and what will it take to...

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...

Hopes for a deal to end debt, budget crisis stall on...

Hopes for a resolution of Washington's fiscal crisis in the next day or two faded on Capitol Hill on Saturday, as President Barack Obama's...

As talks between Obama and House stall, Senate works on a...

With talks having stalled between the White House and House Republicans, a bipartisan group in the Senate is polishing a measure that would reopen...

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...

Obama, Republicans start to talk about ways to end budget standoff

After weeks of ultimatums, President Barack Obama and House Republicans are exploring whether they can end a budget standoff that has triggered a partial...

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...

White House calls GOP debt limit extension offer ‘encouraging’

The White House says House Speaker John Boehner's proposal for a short-term deal to increase the nation's borrowing limit is an "encouraging sign." Spokesman Jay...