A $1 trillion coin could be used by the Obama administration to finance spending even if the debt limit isn't raised, Karlsson writes.
Some Republicans say they're ready to take the debt limit hostage in order to get spending cuts. Sound familiar? But there's a good reason this political cycle keeps repeating itself.
Job growth and wage growth should be the central focus of economic policy, not deficit reduction, Reich writes.
In media interviews Friday, just-retired Rep. Barney Frank said he'd like the Massachusetts governor to appoint him as an interim senator. In his 16 terms in the House, he had both highs and lows.