Barack Obama

Has US debt crisis boosted Obama’s re-election hopes?

News Tue 2 Aug, AT 11:58

First reaction: America set to avoid debt default with new deal, but who are the winners and losers?

Barack Obama

Downgrade of America’s AAA rating still likely

News Mon 1 Aug, AT 12:05

Business Digest: Despite last-minute debt deal, economists expect the credit rating agencies to act

US Congress

US debt deal: Tea Party may regret this victory

News Mon 1 Aug, AT 11:16

First reaction: As the US debt ceiling saga reaches its endgame, are there any political winners?

Republican congressman Louie Gohmert

Gunslinger’s rights: it only seems mad to foreigners

Thu 13 Jan, AT 16:24 Charles Laurence

Charles Laurence on why Congressman Gohmert’s plan to arm his colleagues makes sense to many Americans