Congress narrowly avoided a default disaster. But only by extending its own deadline: just more short-term thinking about long-term problems. Christine Romans, John King and Greg Valliere forecast what the next round will look like in February.
Tea party conservatism has contaminated the Republican brand. Has the faction’s hand in the debt crisis alienated big business from the party for good? Christine Romans asks David Frum and Will Cain.
Christine Romans sat down with former Republican senator Olympia Snowe to discuss divides in the GOP, fiscal responsibility, and the important roles women play in politics.
Congratulations on barely avoiding a crisis of your own creation, Congress. Christine Romans isn't impressed and explains why there's plenty more work to do.
Moments after news of a possible debt ceiling deal in the Senate, Poppy Harlow was live with Warren Buffett for his reaction.
Who will pay for the current political fiasco? Perhaps Republican debt deniers, but most likely the economy. Christine Romans asks Candy Crowley and Ken Rogoff to weigh in.
Frank Keating says small businesses want Congress to stop threatening default and start compromising. Christine Romans asks a former Republican governor if businesses might shift their support towards more moderate GOP candidates because of debt debacle.
Once again Washington is betting with the economy: is it a stake too high for the country to sustain? Fareed Zakaria tells Christine Romans why the current stalemate in Washington is so dangerous.
Strained relationships, memories of better times, tiffs over money: Wendy Walsh and Christine Romans ask if Congress and Obama will ever say "I do" to a compromise?