by Josh Israel Posted 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 Josh Israel Posted on October 7, 2013
A growing number of CEOs are sounding the alarm on the "catastophic" impact of a federal debt default.
by Annie-Rose Strasser Posted on October 3, 2013
The Treasury warned against "brinksmanship" when it comes to the nation's full faith and credit.
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If you think that shutting down the government is bad, that's nothing compared to the catastrophic damage that could result from hitting the debt ceiling.
by Alan Pyke Posted on September 13, 2013
Will Congress notice?
by Josh Israel Posted on August 20, 2013
Steve Lonegan, who has long made opposition to government debt a key part of his platform, holds more than $1.5 million in mortgage debt.
by Joseph Diebold - Guest Contributor Posted on August 16, 2013
A new study indicates that high debt among young adults leads to high blood pressure and greater stress.
by Marina Fang - Guest Contributor Posted on August 7, 2013
Students work 19 hours a week on average, pointing to the increased financial burdens young people face.
by Ruy Teixeira - Guest Contributor Posted on August 7, 2013
The new deal he's offering Republicans on jobs isn't just good policy: it's also smart politics.
by Alan Pyke Posted on August 6, 2013 Updated: August 6, 2013
Broader awareness of income-based payment plans could help.