•  Herb Allison testifies on Capitol Hill.

    The Wall St. vet who reviewed the administration's green loan program gave $50K+.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 24, 2012, 4:56 PM EDT
  • Judy Oakleaf (L) and US First Lady Michelle Obama (R) listen as US President Barack Obama speaks before dinner at Mintwood Place restaurant August 20, 2012 in Washington, DC.

    The president will be holding campaign events in Iowa, Colorado and Virginia next week as Republicans gather in Tampa, Fla.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 24, 2012, 11:13 AM EDT
  • Vice presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan.

    The VP contender will stop urging Missouri Congressman to drop Senate bid. 

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 24, 2012, 9:12 AM EDT
  • Senate Budget Committee Chairman Kent Conrad, D-N.D., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011, before hearing testimony from Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Director Douglas Elmendorf during a hearing on the Budget and Economic Outlook: Fiscal Years 2011-2021.

    A new recession is likely if a stalemate over tax and spending cuts continues between Democrats and Republicans, according to dire projections by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 24, 2012, 4:32 AM EDT