Prospect of government shutdown poses a new threat to U.S. economy
The looming government shutdown — combined with growing strikes, student loan repayments and rising gas prices — creates new challenges for the U.S. economy.
Democrats embrace Biden’s upcoming visit to Michigan UAW picket lines
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) applauded Biden’s trip — which labor experts believe will be the first by a sitting president in at least 100 years — as a “historic event.”
What’s driving a possible shutdown? A fraction of the federal budget.
Lawmakers in both parties have called for getting serious about the rising federal debt. The shutdown fight ignores its key drivers.