Congress continues to debate the deadline to raise the debt ceiling closes in, financial expert Diane Swonk explains what this could mean for the nation and beyond. Plus, Joe Richman and Amanda Brand of the Radio Diaries project play us some candid audio.
The ongoing shutdown of the federal government is bringing relevance to the question of the role of government. We talk to experts on the Constitution to discuss all side of the issue, and take a deeper dive into how the debt ceiling deadline will effect the economy. (Photo: Flickr/humbertomoreno)
Illinois U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin has revealed a bit more about what the future of the federal debt debates will look like.Part of the agreement that extended the debt ceiling called for the creation of a bipartisan congressional committee made up of senators and representatives.