Default and the economy The U.S. economy has had a tough couple of years, but is showing signals of a slow recovery. But if the federal government defaults on its debt obligations, will it mean a giant step back?11:00 a.m.
Art Rolnick: Senior Fellow, Humphrey School for Public Affairs and former Senior V.P. and research director, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Catherine Rampell: economics reporter for The New York Times