President Obama and House Speaker Boehner are homing in on an agreement that would provide savings of $3 trillion over the next decade that would come from spending cuts and changes to entitlement programs, but with no immediate tax increases.
The potential deal was getting hammered from all sides.
If lawmakers cannot come to debt ceiling agreement, Tim Geithner will have to decide which bills to pay.
Defense Secretary Panetta is set to certify the end of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell.
Black voter participation may decline in 2012, writes The Daily Caller.
The presidential hopefuls are all talking tough about the debt ceiling, but they’re not taking a position.
Rep. Michele Bachmann’s swift ascent in the polls has overshadowed Tim Pawlenty’s presidential bid and raised questions about his viability. Jon Huntsman’s campaign manager resigns as the candidate shakes up his staff.
And Sarah Palin is about to become a grandmother once again.