President Obama claims little or no foreknowledge of the NSA spying on allies or the 'debacle' of the new health-care law's website. Are there valuable lessons in leadership from this?
It turns out that at least 7 million Americans will not be able to keep their current health insurance plans under Obamacare, news reports say, despite Obama's assurances that they would.
President Obama may order the NSA to halt all eavesdropping on the heads of state of US allies.
House Speaker John Boehner is proposing a short-term debt limit increase so Republicans and Democrats can debate budget matters. But the government shutdown would continue.
Stocks closed mostly higher on Wall Street Wednesday as lawmakers appeared to be making moves toward ending a stalemate in Washington. In a move that many investors regarded as a positive for stocks, the White House nominated Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen for the top position at the central bank.