Was the tea party pushed out?
Top Senate leaders say they are optimistic that a deal is in sight, and they seemed to do it without the help of House Republicans.
OutFront: Executive Editor of the Daily Beast John Avlon, Tea Party Express Chairman Amy Kremer, and Democratic Strategist Hilary Rosen.
House Republicans presented their latest budget proposal to the White House. But the White House is still using that word "ransom." And steadfastly not using the word "negotiate".
President Barack Obama "has some concerns" with the latest House GOP proposal, White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters.
And, to top it off, Senate Republicans have some issues with the plan too.
Both sides say they're going to keep talking.
OutFront: John Avlon, Executive Editor of The Daily Beast.
A debt ceiling deal could be in sight and the markets celebrate.
The Dow posted its biggest gain this year, as lawmakers talk of an end to some of the stalemate in Washington.
House Republicans just finished their meeting with President Obama. So what exactly did they accomplish?
OutFront: Republican Congressman Jeb Hensarling, who was at the White House with President Obama. Hensarling is also the Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee.
Bill Gross is one of the few people in the world who will actually determine what happens when and if the debt ceiling is breached.
The Treasury watches what he does.
He's not a politician.
But he does control a lot of your money - your pension, your 401k.
Nearly $2 trillion worth.
Outfront: Bill Gross, Founder and co-CIO of PIMCO, the world's largest bond fund.
Many experts use words like 'Armageddon' and 'cataclysm' if the debt ceiling is breached. Erin Burnett reports on whether those claims add up.