President Barack Obama was making plans to talk with Republican lawmakers at the White House in the coming days as pressure builds on both sides to resolve their deadlock over the federal debt limit and the partial government shutdown.
If the week-long government shutdown stretches to a month, it would mean a $50 billion blow to the U.S. economy.
Forget the current government shutdown. Economists say it’s the upcoming debt ceiling impasse that could plunge the nation into a recession.
Less than 48 hours before a shutdown of the federal government would begin, House Republican leaders remained defiant in their effort to chip away at Obamacare -- with one member of the House GOP leadership insisting the House will continue ...
President Barack Obama has made it clear to the public that he's quit smoking. But Monday he may have hinted at the real reason why: he's afraid of his wife.
The federal regulator that oversees credit unions has filed suits against eight of the nation's largest banks, charging they sold faulty mortgages to two credit unions that later failed.
A federal shutdown would be bad news for some corners of Main Street.
Former President George W. Bush is defending his successor's frequent trips to the golf green. In an interview with the Golf Channel, Bush called golfing "an outlet."
We are in the middle of a fight to preserve the dignity and grace that makes all of us Americans. We have big hearts and great souls. I know.
Cory Booker's political fundraiser Monday night might as well include a red carpet with an all-star lineup that includes Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner.
President Barack Obama said Sunday that the United States "can't accept" last week's killing of 12 people at Washington's Navy Yard as "inevitable," but the shooting should instead "lead to some sort of transformation" on gun violence in the United ...
President Obama blasted Republicans Saturday evening for risking a government shutdown in their effort to defund Obamacare saying, "It is time for these folks to stop governing by crisis."
The picture emerging of the dead gunman in Monday's rampage at the Washington Navy Yard is a study in contrasts, one of a man who practiced languages and meditated, and another of a cold-blooded killer.
Hours after the Washington Navy Yard shooting, some of Washington's most vocal advocates for gun control started to renew their calls for further restrictions on firearms.
President Barack Obama tried Tuesday to sell a military intervention he never wanted to an American public that opposes it, telling the nation that he needed authorization to attack Syria as leverage in a newly emerged diplomatic opening from Russia.