Gallup:70% of Republicans Oppose Raising Debt Ceiling

PRINCETON, NJ — By a 47% to 19% margin, Americans say they would want their member of Congress to vote against raising the U.S. debt ceiling, while 34% don’t know enough to say. Republicans oppose raising the debt ceiling by 70% to 8% and independents by 46% to 15%. Democrats favor raising the ceiling by …

What If the U.S. Treasury Defaults?

“A financial crisis is surely going to happen as big or bigger than the one we had in 2008 if we continue to behave the way we’re behaving,” says Stanley Druckenmiller, the legendary investor and onetime fund manager for George Soros. Is this another warning from Wall Street that Congress must immediately raise the federal …

Governor Corbett Orders Flags Statewide to Fly at Half-Staff

Harrisburg – Governor Tom Corbett today ordered all U.S. and Pennsylvania flags at commonwealth facilities statewide to be flown at half-staff on Sunday, May 15 to recognize National Peace Officers Memorial Day. Peace Officers Memorial Day was created by Congress to honor the memory of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. Private …