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Foreigner 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. (Photo credit should read Virginie Montet/AFP/Getty Images)

US Treasury Debt To Foreign Holders Continues Increase

Foreigner 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.

12/16/2013

File photo of Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. (Photo by LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Fiscal Crisis, Budget Battle Mark Panetta’s Tenure

As 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.

01/20/2013