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The U.S. debt ceiling debate is unlikely to change Standard & Poor's AA+ U.S. sovereign rating, the credit ratings agency said Monday.
There were some signs on Sunday that the House may try and find a last minute solution to keep the federal lights on at least for a few more days.
Tea party icon Karl Denninger said he's done building wealth that ends up contributing to "rampant theft and fraud" in government and the economy.
Here's a comprehensive look at the impact if the federal government really gets shut down.
A huge effort to persuade millions of Americans to buy insurance on Obamacare health exchanges is expanding with Tuesday's opening of enrollment.
Happy Monday. Welcome to the all-shutdown edition of the Morning Six-Pack:
The risk of a delay to Friday's U.S. jobs release as a potential government shutdown looms could deal financial markets a huge blow, analysts say.
Janet Yellen found love at the Fed. She met him at a luncheon in 1977, launching a whirlwind romance that led to marriage in less than a year.
The agency has exploited its data to create sophisticated graphs of some Americans’ social connections.
Here's how services would—or would not—be affected if Congress fails to reach an agreement averting a government shutdown at midnight Monday.
If past is prologue, a looming government shutdown could actually cost U.S. taxpayers money. A lot of money.
Obama said his message to Congress is: Do not shut down the government, do not shut down the economy. He also said he spoke with Iran's president.
If a government shutdown doesn't happen and Republicans move their fight over Obamacare to the debt ceiling, chances of a default crisis will rise.
The U.S. Senate passed a bill to fund the government past Monday, while at the same time preserving funding for Obamacare.
The Obama administration proposed a $300 million aid package to help Detroit demolish buildings, improvement transportation and bolster the police.
As the deadline for offering health-care coverage nears, some businesses have found their initial fears were overblown.
Disputes with the Republican-run House and among GOP lawmakers themselves ensure that the battle will spill into the weekend, and quite possibly beyond.
Lobbying for Larry Summers as Fed chairman should have happened earlier and been more aggressive, according to friends who spoke to CNBC.
The Fed could start reducing its asset purchases this year based on economic forecasts but the decision could be pushed into next year, a top Fed official said on Friday.
The latest budget battle has veered even further off course than past efforts to drive the government off a fiscal cliff.
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