Mel Watt moved through the first steps under the Senate's new confirmation rules.
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FreedomWorks and Americans for Prosperity are “key voting” budget deal before it's released.
The rule will impose new limits on the trading activities of Wall Street.
Valiant Bank has become the first financial institution in Switzerland to join up with the U.S. to help fight tax evaders.
A new study finds that government programs have done a better job keeping the poor above the poverty line than the economy-at-large over the last 50 years.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission will vote on the rule behind closed doors.
President Obama’s approval rating on the economy remains at 37 percent.
The U.S. and 11 other Pacific Rim nations failed to meet a self-imposed 2013 deadline.
Financial regulators are bracing for an onslaught of litigation and second-guessing.
Erik Wasson and Russell Berman 12/09/13 08:30 PM EST
Leaders are preparing to unveil a budget deal that could be quickly jammed through the House.