By Annie-Rose Strasser on October 10, 2013
Could machismo be to blame for the current crisis?
By Rebecca Leber on October 9, 2013
Heritage and influential conservatives relent on the debt ceiling in order to extend the shutdown over Obamacare.
By Jeff Spross and Josh Israel on October 9, 2013
Grassley, Brady, Camp, Kingston, and Thornberry were among the most vocal supporters of debt limit increases between 2002 and 2006.
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By Josh Israel on October 9, 2013
Boehner says Republicans "are not going to pass a clean debt limit increase" but had a very different story in 2004.
By Josh Israel on October 8, 2013
Rep. Lou Barletta (R-PA) has embraced using the must-pass debt ceiling increase as where Republicans can extract "concessions from the other side."
By Hayes Brown on October 8, 2013
Beijing has gotten some intangible benefits from the U.S. government's shutdown. But now it's worried that the debt ceiling crisis may drag them down, too.
By Alan Pyke on October 8, 2013
Don't count on your Social Security check if Republicans keep this up.
By Josh Israel on October 7, 2013
A growing number of CEOs are sounding the alarm on the "catastophic" impact of a federal debt default.
By Igor Volsky on October 7, 2013
The story of how the Tea Party candidates who swept into power after the 2010 midterm elections took over the debt ceiling debate.
By Bryce Covert on October 7, 2013
While the timing has brought them together, they are two different fights with two very different sets of consequences.