CNBC's John Harwood reports House and Senate budget negotiations near a $90 billion deal. The proposed bill would reduce shutdown risk, but offers little long-term deficit reduction.» Read More
Peter Orszag, Citigroup global banking vice chairman, shares his outlook on the state of the economy, as Congress continues to battle over the budget.
Peter Orszag, Citigroup global banking vice chairman, discusses the ongoing conflict in Congress and whether a compromise is possible, as lawmakers wrangle over government spending, taxes and debt.
Sen. Mark Warner, (D-VA), shares his views on how to cut government spending and implement tax reform in order to reach a compromise on the budget.
Sen. Bob Corker, (R-TN), shares his views on the tactics some members of the GOP are using to defund Obamacare and what he'd like to see happen to achieve a compromise.
Former Sen. Judd Gregg, (R-NH), and former Gov. Ed Rendell, (D-PA), discuss why the fight over Obamacare is counterproductive, and what Congress need to do to find the path to compromise.
Can Washington get a deal on the debt ceiling? Keith Boykin, Former Clinton White House aide; Michael Medved, nationally syndicated radio show host; and Jonathan Strong, National Review, discuss.
Sen. Ted Cruz is speaking on the Senate floor to denounce Obamacare. If successful, this could contribute to a government shutdown. William Hoagland, Bipartisan Policy Center, and Cathy Areu, The Washington Post, weigh in.
William Nichols, Cantor Fitzgerald co-head of U.S. equities, weighs in on whether the Fed made the right move by delaying its tapering program and the impact of a possible debt ceiling standoff on the markets.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on the longest losing streak for the markets in a month. Alan Valdes, DME Securities, and Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial, discuss how the markets might react to a government shutdown.
CNBC's John Harwood reports Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) will not vote to sustain the filibuster that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is mounting. Matt Miller, Washington Post online columnist, and John Fund, National Review columnist, discuss.
Sean West, Eurasia Group, and Nicholas Colas, ConvergEx Group, weigh in on the odds of defunding Obamacare while the risk of a debt deal showdown looms on Capitol Hill.
Lawmakers have just one week to hammer out an agreement on the budget and things aren't looking good for a deal, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
Former Gov. James Gilmore, (R-VA), and former Gov. Phil Bredesen, (D-TN), face-off on the impact of Obamacare on the looming debt ceiling debate on Capitol Hill.
CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the latest results from a CNBC survey on the showdown in Congress over raising the debt ceiling and defunding the new health care law.
Steven Rattner, Willett Advisors chairman, discusses the looming battle over raising the nation's debt ceiling and the likely fallout of shutting down the government.
Ben White, Politico chief economic correspondent, discusses whether wrangling in Washington over the debt ceiling will unravel markets and defund Obamacare. Miles Nadal, MDC Partners chairman & CEO, weighs in.
Is President Obama hurting his political situation by not negotiating on the debt limit? Ari Melber, Nation Magazine; Dan Holler, Heritage Action for America; and Mark Simone, WOR radio talk show host, share their opinions.
The House is voting today to keep the government running through mid-December, lock in sequester savings and defund Obamacare. NBC's Steve Handelsman reports. Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN), and Rep. Brad Wenstrup, M.D. (R-OH), discuss news President Obama called Rep. Boehner saying he won't negotiate on the debt limit.
Sen. Robert Casey, (D-PA), explains why it would be wise for Congress to shift the conversation from debating over the debt ceiling to reducing debt spending.
*Italy cuts 2013 GDP forecast to -1.7 pct. ROME, Sept 20- Italy cut its forecasts for the economy on Friday and pledged to correct a budget deficit that is set to overshoot EU limits as coalition in-fighting threatens the government's ability to make reforms needed to spur growth.