Businessman Herman Cain was greeted on the Hill on Wednesday afternoon by a host of House Republicans who dismissed the harassment allegations he faces.
A senior defense official says the retirement system is not “spiraling out of control” and cautioned against proposals to replace it with a private-sector-style plan.
House Democratic leaders on Friday seized on the tumult among the House Republicans over the debt-ceiling plan, saying ti shows the tea party movement’s shortcomings.
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House Speaker John Boehner (R) told fellow Republicans on Thursday morning that he does not yet have the votes to ensure passage of his two-step plan to raise the debt ceiling.
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner is slated to huddle from 4 to 5:30 p.m. today with freshman House members in a Capitol conference room.
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Moody’s warned Thursday that it is considering downgrading the United States’ credit rating as odds increase that the government will default on its debt.