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CP | David Espo, The Associated Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama brought congressional leaders to the White House on Wednesday for the first time since a partial government shutdo...

U.S. Political Bitterness Not The Reality in Canadian Society

Bill Mann | Posted 10.01.2013 | Canada
Bill Mann

Tired of the bitterness and rancor of U.S. politics? Wouldn't it be nice if Americans weren't subjected to the nauseating likes of Mitch McConnell, L...

U.S. Debt Ceiling Debate Speaks to Dysfunctional System

Hassan Arif | Posted 10.01.2011 | Canada
Hassan Arif

The complexity of passing legislation through Congress with an intransigent Republican Party is something we should be worried about here in Canada, too. There is the prospect that the federal government, Canada's largest province, and Canada's largest city could all be governed by ideological conservatives.

AAA Debt Rating: What Would Life Be Like Without it?

Andrew Pyle | Posted 09.27.2011 | Canada Business
Andrew Pyle

At the end of the day there is nothing sacred about that AAA stamp on Washington IOUs. Since the popular press has done a good job in linking the Aug. 2 deadline with the future of the U.S. credit rating, many believe that getting a debt authorization increase by this date will protect it. That would be naïve.

United States of 'Nutters': Anger At US Grows Over Debt Ceiling

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.24.2011 | Canada Business

As the deadline for Washington to raise its debt ceiling grows closer and negotiations remain as far apart as they have ever been, a slowly growing ti...