Obama Addresses Debt Limit, Gun Control In Final News Conference Of First TermPresident Barack Obama demanded Monday that Congress raise the federal debt limit quickly and said he will soon ask Congress to enact new gun legislation in the wake of the shootings a month ago in Newtown, Conn.
Opinion: GOP A Party Without A PlanWith one month to go before we reach the fiscal cliff, Republicans are going to have to figure out how to do something serious for a change instead of grandstanding and avoiding specifics.
Opinion: The Fourteenth Amendment SolutionSpeaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.
Bank Executives, Treasury Department Officials Meet At Federal Reserve To Discuss Debt CeilingThe Treasury invited 20 of the largest banks to a meeting to discuss an upcoming quarterly auction of government debt.