Boehner is telling colleagues he will not permit the country to default for the first time on its debt.
Majority FM's Sam Seder and Cliff Schecter on the ongoing implosion of the Republican controlled House and whether they're actually ready to take the country off of a cliff with their demands to defund "Obamacare" for the gazillionth time.
In December, House Speaker John Boehner told Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to "go f@*k yourself." It's long past time for Speaker Boehner to look in the mirror and say the same thing. Here's why...
MSNBC's Chris Hayes slammed House Speaker John Boehner and the Republican party for being foolish enough to play a game of political suicide with this latest proposal of theirs called the Full Faith and Credit Act, which would, as Democrats have rightfully been going after them for, mean that the United States would pay China before paying our troops if Republicans decide to keep playing more games on raising the debt ceiling.
In a welcome change of pace from what we saw on the Sunday shows and on his own network last week, guest host Ezra Klein took the Last Word viewers through what we could actually expect to happen if our politicians were irresponsible enough to allow
After first allowing Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to use the lie that people are living longer as a reason to raise the retirement ages for Medicare and Social Security and to push means testing for future beneficiaries, Meet the Press
The Independent Foreclosure Review, the government's main effort to compensate homeowners for harm by banks, is supposed to be independent from the banks. But in Bank of America's case, it wasn't.
Federal prosecutors hit Bank of America with a $1 billion lawsuit Wedesday, accusing the bank of mortgage fraud that contributed to the housing crisis. Bank of America became entangled in the scheme -- known as “High-Speed Swim Lane” or “Hustle” -- when it purchased Countrywide Financial in July 2008, just as the economy was slipping into recession. Countrywide, a mortgage lending giant, was already known for approving risky loans when it introduced its “Hustle” program to churn out more loans, effectively eliminating a system that ensured the mortgages were being made to buyers who could afford them. A top U.S. attorney said the bank’s fraud was “spectacularly brazen in scope.”
When students take out loans to pay for graduate and undergraduate school, most of them probably don't think they'll still be strapped with debt in their 80s. But according to new research, senior citizens account for nearly half of student
Jim Jordan: Politicians Should Be Careful About Shooting Their Mouths Off After He Blew Off Dangers Of Defaulting On Our Debt
Ohio Republican Rep. Jim Jordan apparently has his irony alert button broken after this statement he made this Thursday for the Young America's Foundation. Responding to a question by one of the student participants, he warned that politicians had