President Barack Obama said Sunday night that he and Congressional leaders had reached a debt deal that cuts trillions in federal spending. The debt ceiling plan was set to face a vote on Monday in hopes of enacting it before a Tuesday deadline, thus averting default, The New York Times reported.
When breaking news occurs, mistakes are bound to be had.
Unfortunately, one local news anchor for Washington, D.C., Fox affiliate WTTG learned this the hard way last night while reporting on the killing of terrorist leader Osama bin Laden.
After weeks of negotiations, President Obama and Congress finally came to an agreement regarding the United States budget. I understand that getting the budget right is an important task for our government, but toeing the line with an impending government shutdown seems a little risky. The collateral damage that would occur if the government actually shut down would cause tremendous economic pai