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John A. Boehner said the House would not vote to reopen the government without compromises on the health law.
Just how big is the number of furloughs from the shutdown? And what does having that many workers sent home without pay really mean for the economy?
There are a lot of debt ceiling myths floating around. Here are six of the most dangerous.
It's almost a week into the U.S. shutdown and with no end in sight, growth is coming under threat.
Detroit's bankruptcy is casting a shadow over a long list of cities across the US and giving mayors new urgency in the search for solutions.
The IRS said that it has stopped initiating new asset seizures from tax delinquents during the government shutdown.
President Barack Obama says he doesn't expect Congress to breach the deadline to increase the nation's borrowing limit.
House Speaker John Boehner denounced Washington's political stalemate, insisting that Congress isn't playing "some damn game."
The Federal Reserve could reduce the pace of its bond-buying stimulus despite the government shutdown, a Fed official said on Friday.
A disavowal from the White House press secretary illustrates how the shutdown is rooted in bitter distrust between the administration and GOP leaders.
Champagne time? Friday marks the 100th anniversary of the current U.S. income tax code. It's doubtful anyone will celebrate what one expert calls a system run amok.
If Congress fails to raise the debt ceiling, the Treasury Secretary will have to figure out how to make due with a third less in government funds.
The stalemate over U.S. budget talks has foiled U.S. President Barack Obama's plans to travel to Asia this weekend.
Nearly 50% of FDA employees have been sent home and many of the agency's day-to-day activities are on hold until the budget impasse is over.
Just hours before Congress shut down the federal government, the Pentagon quietly went on a shopping spree and spent billions.
Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura ripped the shutdown, citing the divisiveness as reason to start a "revolution" and abolish political parties.
The Treasury is warning that the economy could plunge into a downturn worse than the Great Recession if the country defaults on its debt obligations.
The government standoff is different from the 2008 financial crisis because it is "self-inflicted," Hank Paulson told CNBC.
President Obama's best friend could be Wall Street's worst nightmare. A market crisis could be just what settles the impasse in Washington.
Wall Street needs to be genuinely worried about what is going on in Washington, President Barack Obama told CNBC.