House GOP Unveils Bill To Counter Senate Debt PlanHouse GOP leaders moved Tuesday to counter an emerging Senate plan to reopen the government and forestall an economy-rattling default on U.S. obligations.
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.
Debt-Limit Bill Passes, Obama Signs Legislation To Avert DefaultThe Senate emphatically passed emergency legislation Tuesday to avoid a first-ever government default, rushing the legislation to President Barack Obama for his signature just hours before the deadline. The vote was 74-26.
Maryland Completes $512.4M Bond SaleMaryland completed its effort to borrow $512.4 million Wednesday by selling general obligation bonds, getting a good response from investors despite the financial uncertainty churning around the debt limit debate in Washington.
Obama Makes Debt Case At College Park Town HallThe president held a town hall meeting Friday morning at the University of Maryland College Park.
Debt Debate Reverberates In State GovernmentsAs President Barack Obama and congressional leaders struggle to reach a debt-limit deal, state governments are bracing for the impact of a threatened Aug. 2 federal government default on their economies and budgets.