Anyone in Congress might be able to produce a sensible federal budget and cut the national debt — if they didn’t have to answer to their constituents.
Greenville, N.C. -- From the stock market, to budget deals the country's finances are a big conversation right now.
From changes to Social Security, to how many nuclear submarines the Navy needs, people of all ages played lawmaker for a day.
President Donald Trump’s next budget is being rewritten at the last minute to make sure it’s not entirely out-of-date even before it
Tea party Republicans arrived in Washington seven years ago with a clear, loud message from angry voters: Slash spending. But once again, spending is going way up. . . .
Bob Bixby, executive director of The Concord Coalition, a nonpartisan group that encourages fiscal responsibility in Washington, explains how the adoption of the deficit-busting budget deal could a
Political junkies can try their hand at balancing the budget during a Saturday morning workshop at ECU.
This week’s deal to add $320 billion to the deficit over the next 20 months and set the stage for $1.8 trillion more in deficits over the next decade has won strong reviews from those who want to s
Congress was rushing Thursday to to pass what some analysts said could be the biggest bill, by total dollar amount, in U.S.
When 2017 began the nation had a new Congress, a new president and an old problem: debt on an unsustainable path.