By Igor Volsky on October 31, 2013
The deficit fell below $1 trillion for the first time in five years.
By Bryce Covert on October 29, 2013
While the unemployment rate for white workers peaked at 9.1 percent, it's still above 11 percent for Native Americans.
Coburn joins the Republican shift from blaming President Obama for sequestration to embracing it as a win.
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By Bryce Covert on October 28, 2013
The accounting gimmicks and emergency measures that muted the impact this year won't be available anymore.
By Hayes Brown on October 24, 2013
Shutdown? No problem. Sequestration? No sweat. Defense contracts continue to show huge profits.
By Bryce Covert on October 23, 2013
Sequestration could make things even worse for working parents who need help paying for childcare.
By Aviva Shen on October 20, 2013
Thousands of workers, bracing for the next budget crisis, will likely hold back on Christmas shopping and other economic activity.
By Bryce Covert on October 15, 2013
Republicans originally pinned the damage from sequestration on President Obama, but now embrace the cuts as a win.
By Annie-Rose Strasser on October 14, 2013
If House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) accepts this deal, the shutdown -- and the default crisis -- could end.
By Bryce Covert on October 9, 2013
The shutdown is delaying payments that some schools near Native American reservations and military bases need to keep operating.