The government shutdown continues and we just can't figure out why the people we elected can't get it together. We're not intentionally man-bashing, it's just the folks behind this impasse happen to be guys, and then there's the token lady--Michele Bachmann.
It's day two of the government shutdown. But like any battle, we should still honor warriors such as Massachusetts' Elizabeth Warren who made her views clear earlier this week. As President Obama meets with lawmakers Oct. 2, let's hope this debacle gets resolved very soon.
Oct. 1 is finally here and the government is shut down for first time in 17 years. But Obamacare lives on. It is still open for first day of enrollment. Here's a de-briefing.
Americans know all too well how expensive health care is. What they don't is how enormous the disparity is within the health care market. Jeanne Pinder of Clear Health Costs talks about transparency and helps consumers make more informed decisions. And even under Obamacare, many still won't be uninsured, she warns.
The woman involved in the mall rampage is believed to be "White Widow" Samantha Lewthwaite, already wanted by Kenyan police over links to a terrorist cell suspected of plotting to bomb the country's coast.
Congress cuts $40 billion from SNAP program. Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) lost her fight to protect the food program but she called out her colleagues' lavish spending abroad. Caviar and steak anyone?
Some see 2nd-year anniversary as another opportunity for people to hit the streets because inequality persists. Women feel the brunt of all the issues whether it be at home or abroad and at war, says CODEPINK and Women Occupy organizers.
Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke's second term ends next year. As insiders await Obama's nomination this month on who will replace him, economists are calling for vice chair, Janet Yellen. She'd be the first woman to be the Fed's chief economist in charge.