Debt limit increase passes Senate; Democrats shift focus to jobs

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

The Senate approved the debt limit increase by a vote of 76 to 24 today, passing the final congressional hurdle to avoid default. President Barack Obama is expected…

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House approves debt ceiling compromise 269-161; Senate schedules vote Tuesday

Monday, August 1, 2011

It’s about time! The Republican-controlled House of Representatives approved the debt limit compromise this evening.

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Debt limit compromise reached; Congress to vote on bill today

Monday, August 1, 2011

The White House, Congressional Republicans and Democrats have reached an 11th hour compromise to raise the debt limit, potentially averting an embarrassing and unprecedented default of U.S. debt…

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U.S. wasted billions on unsustainable wartime contracts in Iraq & Afghanistan

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

The United States has wasted billions on wartime projects that will likely fail once American troops withdraw from Iraq and Afghanistan, according to a new report released by…

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