House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas (R-Okla.) said Thursday that a deal with on the farm bill is emerging bu no deal has been finalized.
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Pelosi said Dems won't back a budget deal without a reauthorization of unemployment benefits.
A top housing regulator is facing a lawsuit over its refusal to allow cities to pursue a controversial idea to relieve struggling homeowners.
The IRS needs to do more to ensure that computer systems central to anti-tax-evasion efforts are secure, according to a new audit.
Conservative groups are warning budget negotiators not to increase fees that fund the agency.
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At news conference, Speaker downplayed the likelihood of imminent agreements.
The 2016 presidential contender is touting tax cuts as an alternative to government stimulus.
A conservative taxpayer group is joining forces with liberal consumer advocates.
First-time unemployment claims dipped below the 300,000 mark for the first time in nearly seven years, as businesses are laying off fewer workers.
The Labor Department said Thursday that applications for unemployment benefits fell 23,000 last week to 298,000, the lowest level since early January 2007, a positive sign for the labor market's recovery.
A wide range of officials are debating the potential impact of $15 an hour wages for fast food workers, as those workers launch another round of strikes over the matter.