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Senate clears debt limit measure for Obama

Tags: debt limit , Congress , Senate

Thursday - 02/13/2014, 03:22am EST

Debt ceiling default 'uncharted territory' for federal workforce

Two weeks into a government shutdown that has hamstrung federal agencies and sent large sections of their employees home without pay, Congress is heading for another last-minute showdown this time over raising the government's borrowing authority, known as the debt ceiling.

Tags: Congress , House , budget , Mark Warner , Senate , Barbara Mikulski , government shutdown , Jack Moore

Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 04:29pm EDT

What is the impact of the government shutdown?

Bloomberg Government's Chris Payne and Cameron Leuthy will talk about the government shutdown and how it is affecting contracting and agency missions.
October 15, 2013

Tags: Acquisition , contracting , government shutdown , Chris Payne , Cameron Leuthy , Bloomberg Government , Roger Waldron , Off the Shelf

Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 07:39pm EDT

Reid, McConnell fail to agree on shutdown deal

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke by phone Sunday but failed to agree on a deal to raise the nation's borrowing authority above the $16.7 trillion debt limit or reopen a government still shuttered on its 14th day.

Tags: government shutdown , budget , Mitch McConnell , Harry Reid , Congress

Monday - 10/14/2013, 04:01am EDT

Furloughs, debt ceiling and lobbying

On this week's Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts discuss how the debt limit and furloughs are affecting the economy, and how a case being reviewed by the Supreme Court, could impact future elections.
October 10, 2013

Tags: Acquisition , Treasury Department , debt limit , furloughs , government shutdown , Supreme Court , Federal Election Commission , PACS , Allen Scott , Nela Richardson , Peter Brusoe , Capital Impact , Bloomberg Government

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 06:01pm EDT

House offers short-term debt extension without reopening government

House Speaker John Boehner says Republicans would vote to extend the government's ability to borrow money for six weeks, but the partial government shutdown would continue.

Tags: John Boehner , Barack Obama , government shutdown , budget , Congress

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 02:32pm EDT

Senate Dems to try for debt ceiling increase

emocrats controlling the Senate plan to move quickly toward a vote to allow the government to borrow more money, challenging Republicans to a filibuster showdown as the time remaining to stop a first-ever default on U.S. obligations ticks by.

Tags: Congress , Senate , budget , Harry Reid

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 04:28am EDT

Increase in fed pension contributions part of GOP debt ceiling deal

A leading set of proposals comes from a House GOP leadership office and was circulating on Washington's K Street lobbying corridor on Monday. It includes a plan to increase pension contributions of federal civilian workers by up to 5 percentage points and lowering the federal match accordingly, which could help defray the deficit by up to $84 billion over a decade.

Tags: House , Congress , pensions , pay and benefits

Tuesday - 09/24/2013, 01:20am EDT

Syria, congressional agenda, and jobs

On this week's Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts will discuss the summer's employment numbers, and what Congress will be working on this month.
September 12, 2013

Tags: Acquisition , Congress , Unemployment statistics , jobs report , budget battle , immigration , Syria , Allen Scott , Nela Richardson , Loren Duggan , Bloomberg Government , Capital Impact

Thursday - 09/12/2013, 07:31pm EDT
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