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Republicans see no problem with government defaulting on debt

The Obama administration says a U.S. default would be "catastrophic." Economists say it could plunge the country into recession and prompt a global financial...

Obama delays 2012 budget release

President Barack Obama, who has pledged to tackle long-term U.S. debt and deficit challenges, will delay the delivery of his fiscal year 2012 budget...

Treasury Department cleared U.S. business with Iran

The Treasury Department has granted nearly 10,000 special licenses to American companies over the past decade so they could sell some types of products...

Somebody needs to foreclose on the government’s foreclosure program

The Obama administration's central foreclosure-prevention effort won't reach its original goals and the government should come up with clear, measurable objectives for the two-year-old...

Maxine Waters: Another ethics mess for Democrats

A second House Democrat, Rep. Maxine Waters of California, could face an ethics trial this fall, further complicating the election outlook for the party...

Government debt reaches record $13 trillion

US debt has reached 13 trillion dollars for the first time in history, the Treasury Department said Wednesday, stoking a political furor over government...