S&P estimated that the deal could add 0.2 percent to the gross domestic product.
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Rep. Jeb Hensarling is promising the most thorough review of the Federal Reserve in history.
The budget bill is headed for a Thursday vote in the House.
The White House hasn't responded with a plan meeting those terms, he said.
The Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday backed the budget deal worked out between Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.).
In a statement, Bruce Josten, the Chamber’s vice president for government affairs, praised Ryan and...
“Why are we trying to regulate free speech?” Sen. Pat Roberts asked.
Stronger opposition might have jeopardized budget deal.
Airlines have softened their opposition to the new House-Senate budget deal.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) invoked the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) controversial pat-down hand searches in his opposition to the budget deal announced Tuesday.
Paul tweeted a picture of a TSA agent searching an airline passage with the message: "In the Ryan-Murray budget 'deal' you will now have to pay more for THIS.
Mary Barra, 51, was appointed to replace outgoing GM CEO Dan Akerson.