The CBO projects a $492 billion deficit for 2014, down from $514 billion.
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The World Trade Organization on Monday forecast a modest increase in global trade over the next two years.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew signed the loan guarantee on Monday.
Russell Berman 04/13/14 02:30 PM EDT
Conservatives have derided the Ex-Im bank as a form of corporate welfare.
Rep. Charles Boustany slammed the Obama administration for what he called "obstruction."
Critics of the big banks are crying foul about legislation that is moving through Congress.
The IRS commissioner told lawmakers that Congress needed to act to help taxpayers.
The House offered up a buffet of six budgets this week for members to chose from.
The Treasury Department announced sanctions against six "Crimean separatists."
Rep. Kerry Bentivolio (R-Mich.) said his proposal could appeal to conservatives.