Jared Bernstein of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and Bloomberg View columnist Josh Barro examine the debt “dragon” at the center of a new children’s allegory on the national debt – and use that as a jumping off point to examine the Republicans fanning the flame of a debt “crisis.”
First, House Speaker John Boehner admitted "we do not have an immediate debt crisis." Now, some conservatives are criticizing the third Ryan Budget for balancing the budget too soon. MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell discusses with The Washington Post's Ezra Klein.
House Speaker John Boehner admits the U.S. does not have a debt crisis, but he's still insisting on deep spending cuts and no new revenue. MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell discusses with Krystal Ball and Steve Kornacki, co-hosts of MSNBC's "The Cycle."
Speaker John Boehner and President Obama finally agree on something: there is no immediate debt crisis. But does this agreement bring the two sides any closer to a grand bargain? Full story
While Europe tries to contain its debt crisis, the U.S. is trying to prevent one, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
What will it take for lawmakers to come together and tackle the debt crisis? Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), provides the Republican perspective on the budget battle in Washington.
Insight on America's debt crisis, with Erskine Bowles, Campaign to Fix the Debt; Alan Simpson, Campaign to Fix the Debt; and CNBC's John Harwood.
Jay Fishman,The Travelers Companies chairman & CEO, talks about his company's growth plans, and sheds some light on the depth and impact of the nation's debt crisis.
How to solve the U.S. debt crisis, and whether the GOP has become the party of "no," with Joe Scarborough, MSNBC "Morning Joe" host; Howard Dean, Former DNC Chairman; and Rick Lazio, Former NY Congressman, who share their opinions.
Lawmakers raise their arms to vote against a controversial bill to tax deposits in Nicosia March 19, 2013. Cyprus's parliament overwhelmingly rejected a proposed levy on bank deposits as a condition for a European bailout on Tuesday, throwing euro zone efforts to rescue the latest casualty of the cu
European Parliament President Martin Schulz arrives at the European Union council headquarters for an EU leaders summit in Brussels March 14, 2013. Soaring unemployment and biting austerity will top the agenda at a summit of EU leaders starting on Thursday, with the social consequences of the regio