Via Washington Post:  Senate leaders announced a bipartisan deal on Wednesday to raise the debt limit through Feb. 7 and end the 16-day-old government shutdown, and stock markets rose in reaction to the news that the Washington stalemate was nearing an end. The bill must be passed by both the Senate and the House of […]

President Obama is attempting to win back the love of his liberal base with his approach to his proposed debt plan and the Republican leaders whose opposition he surely faces. RELATED: Obama Embraces Buffett Rule To Tax The Rich Obama, whose plan calls for a tax hike on the wealthy, responded to Republican claims that […]

Roland Martin talks with White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer about the agreement reached to raise the debt ceiling and why progressives should be happy with the debt deal. Pfeiffer also answers questions about potential budget cuts as well as how the poor, disenfranchised and those who need the most help in this economy will […]