When journalists let terrorists make their demands without so much as a raised eyebrow, they become partners with them.
NBC's Savannah Guthrie wonders why the Democrats aren't willing to accept the GOP slowly releasing one hostage at a time instead of funding the government.
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) admitted on Sunday that nation was a on "path" to defaulting on its debts because President Barack Obama was insisting that Republicans raise the debt limit without including other demands like defunding the health care reform law.
Rep. Joe Wilson asked Wednesday if the administration's decision to attack Syria was made to distract from other "scandals" like Benghazi and the IRS.
This short, animated video explains the United States debt limit.
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
Tea party backed Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Sunday insisted only Democrats were threatening default on the debt even though he has vowed not to raise the debt ceiling until Congress passes a balanced budget amendment. "Let me be very clear about
Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) says that his party should agree to raise taxes on the wealthy before January because Republicans can force cuts to earned benefits like Medicare and Social Security next year by holding the debt ceiling hostage. "I do
Somehow, I don't think this is going to work out the way Boehner wants it to work out: John Boehner (R-Ohio) said that giving the president control of the debt ceiling is "silliness." "Congress is never going to give up this power," the House