budget battle

US Treasury Debt To Foreign Holders Continues IncreaseForeigner buyers of U.S. Treasury securities increased their holdings for a third month in October, despite budget battles in Washington that shut down the government for 16 days that month.
Fiscal Crisis, Budget Battle Mark Panetta's TenureAs Defense Secretary Leon Panetta's plane returned home Saturday night, completing his final official overseas trip, his staff gathered to salute his time as Pentagon chief and present him with a symbol of his tenure: a plastic meat ax.