Topic: Bernie Sanders
On Monday, President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will hold meetings with Sens. Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell to discuss the status of the debt talks.
06/24/2011 03:47 pm
Talks broke down on key fronts this week as an impasse appeared on cutting spending and raising taxes. That leaves bipartisan leadership talks, chaired by Vice President Biden, as the main venue for a deal that could pass both the House and Senate.
05/21/2011 01:48 pm
The Senate on Wednesday rejected both the big budget cuts of the House bill and the much smaller cuts of a Senate alternative. The ball is once again in the court of the 87 GOP House freshmen elected on last year's tea party wave.
03/10/2011 08:39 am
Rep. Ron Paul wants to reform how monetary policy is made. Other reformers suggest looking at policy outcomes.
02/10/2011 10:32 am
Senators vote to end debate on GOP-Obama tax deal, clearing the way for its passage. Attention now shifts to the House, where liberal Democrats are expected to discuss revisions.
12/13/2010 09:15 pm
Obama may be having second thoughts about Bill Clinton's joining him for an impromptu press conference about the tax cut deal with Republicans. The former president talked on ... and on.
12/11/2010 01:28 pm
In the political game of chicken that the tax cuts debate became, Obama may have blinked first, but he secured unemployment benefits extensions and other Democratic priorities.
12/10/2010 12:02 pm
Democrats have the votes to block the president's compromise with Republicans on extending the Bush tax cuts. But many might have to accept that with Republicans set to gain more power in Congress next year, this is the best deal they're likely to get.
12/06/2010 08:15 pm
The Federal Reserve offers details on the loans it gave to banks and others at the height of the financial crisis. One program alone doled out nearly $9 trillion.
12/01/2010 07:30 pm
President Obama will meet with GOP leaders from the House and Senate Tuesday for the first time since Election 2010. Some Democrats worry that he could be too willing to compromise.
11/30/2010 09:09 am