News, Politics

As the federal government shutdown enters its 10th day, President Barack Obama has taken an increasingly aggressive stance in demanding House Republicans pass a budget bill to end the ongoing crisis. Wednesday (Oct. 9), Obama and House Democrats met to discuss an end to the shutdown and raise the looming debt limit that threatens to […]

News, Politics, President Obama

President Obama held the last press conference of his first term Monday and addressed the debt ceiling, urging Republicans to approve an increase in the nation’s debt limit. Speaking from the East Room of the White House, Obama warned that the lack of authorization will have a catastrophic result on the nation’s economy. “It would […]