Tensions between Israel and Hamas are high after the discovery of hidden tunnels between the Gaza-Israeli border.
The passageways have been nicknamed "terror tunnels" after claims they were built to carry out secret attacks against Israeli citizens.
Col. Douglas Macgregor (U.S. Army, ret.), executive vice president of the Burke-Macgregor Group, discussed that and other topics with Capital Insider.
Plans for a late night vote were scrapped, Tuesday, after House Speaker John Boehner couldn't gather enough votes. Earlier, Fitch, a global ratings agency, placed the U.S. on a negative watch list, putting more pressure on lawmakers.
Steve Ellis, vice president of the non-partisan Taxpayers for Common Sense, discussed the very latest in the shutdown showdown with Capital Insider.
On Monday, lawmakers held another round of talks on Capitol Hill. They hope to reach a deal to fund the government and avert the debt ceiling. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called the progress "positive."
Francis Rose, host of "In Depth with Francis Rose", discussed the government shutdown with Capital Insider.
The Affordable Care Act debuted to a huge audience, but drew heavy criticism for it's technical glitches. The White House is working around the clock to improve the consumer experience. But what about the long-term financials?
Robert Graboyes, health care economist with the Mercatus Center, discussed the impact of healthcare reform on millenials with Capital Insider.
Healthcare.gov has been under heavy scrutiny -- after error messages, blank screens, and log-in delays. Lawmakers are trying to politicize the issue, but analysts say the glitches are a sign of a bigger problem.
Craig Timberg, technology reporter for The Washington Post, discussed government procurement of information technology with Capital Insider.
President Obama has tapped Janet Yellen to succeed Ben Bernanke in 2014. Yellen, the current vice chair at the Federal Reserve, has been a strong contender since Bernanke announced he would be leaving.
Neil Irwin, economic columnist with The Washington Post, discussed the challenges Yellen will face (if confirmed) with Capital Insider.
House Republicans shut down the federal government in a last-ditch effort to de-fund Obamacare. But our guest, Taxpayers Protection Alliance President David Williams, says the GOP is actually responsible for the bill's creation.
Americans are feeling the economic pinch from Wall Street to Main Street, but one group is winning. Politicians on both sides of the aisle are using the government shutdown for political and monetary gain.
Dave Levinthal, senior political reporter at the Center for Public Integrity, discussed that and other topics on Capital Insider.
Three banks will pay Freddie Mac more than $1 billion in settlements. The mortgage finance giant says the banks misrepresented the quality of home loans sold during the housing boom, which led Freddie Mac to lose billions.
Danielle Douglas, financial reporter for The Washington Post, discussed that and other topics with Capital Insider.
As many as 800,000 federal employees were furloughed this week, including those working for the defense department. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says he's had to assure foreign allies that the U.S. is still a reliable partner.
Col. Douglas MacGregor (U.S. Army, ret.), executive vice president of the Burke-MacGregor Group, discussed that and other topics on Capital Insider.