Geithner, Ryan Clash Over Government Debt Limit
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Sunday that Republicans had assured the president that they would raise the debt limit, but Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said that no such deal had been made and an increase in the debt limit would have to come as part of a deal on spending.
House Passes 2011 Budget Bill; Possible Government Shutdown Dominates Talk Shows
A war of words over the federal budget dominated the Sunday talk shows following the House of Representative’s passage of a 2011 budget bill on Saturday that calls for cuts of $61 billion from a range of programs.
White House Appointments of Immelt, Daley Bring Mixed Reaction From Analysts
On Sunday’s This Week with Christiane Amanpour on CNN, a discussion of President Obama’s latest appointments as he reshuffled his staff brought favorable and unfavorable comments from guests.
Republicans and Democrats Spar Over Tax Cuts, Economy as Election Nears
As the hours dwindle down to Tuesday's election, the talk Sunday from the likes of Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) was about the economy, tax cuts and the deficit.
French Finance Minister Lagarde Defends Austerity
On Sunday's This Week with Christiane Amanpour on CNN, French finance minister, Christine Lagarde, defended the government's policy of austerity.
President Clinton Accepts Award
William J. Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Issam M. Fares are honored for their work for peace