Emily Hadfield

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Senate Democrats Draft Debt Limit Bill

A new "clean" debt limit measure drafted by Senate Democrats would extend the nation's debt ceiling through the end of 2014 and simply provide the president authority to pay the nation's debts.<p>WASHINGTON -- The nation's debt ceiling would be extended through the end of 2014 BuzzFeed has learned …

Obama Is Changing the Way He Fights the War on Terrorism

In a risky op­er­a­tion this week­end, Navy SEALs stormed a villa in a sea­side Somali­an town, search­ing for Ikrima, a top com­mand­er from …

This Could Be The Most Important Supreme Court Term In Years

Its last couple of terms, the Supreme Court heard hot-button disputes over gay marriage, a landmark civil rights law, affirmative action, and, of course, Obamacare. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told The New York Times this summer that those cases were "heady, exhausting, challenging."<p>Then she …

In A Debt Crisis, U.S. May Have To Decide Payment Priorities

The government is just 10 days away from defaulting on its debt. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has said that by Oct. 17, the department will likely have less money on hand than it needs to pay all its bills.<p>"The reality is that if we run out of cash to pay our bills, there is no option that permits …

Shutdown Diary, Day 7: The Blame Game

As the seventh day of the federal government shutdown wraps up, Congress and the White House appear no closer to reaching a budget agreement.<p><b>Highlights:</b><p>Without much action Monday, a slew of newly released polls filled the news vacuum. While they showed that both parties are taking a hit over the …