The group faces a hard sell with Republican leaders ruling out an increase in the tax.
Thomas Perez's comments come amid an onslaught of criticism from the business community.
The White House candidate is vowing to take down “the Washington cartel.”
Appropriators will still have to find the money to pay for the proposal.
The U.S. economy faced a smaller decline than previously estimated, shrinking just 0.2 percent in...
The Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank is entering a new era of uncertainty.
Sen. Charles Schumer said Republicans "seem content to let deadlines blow right on by."
Many lawmakers plan to attend funerals for those killed in last week's shooting.
The measure would spend nearly $43 billion on roads per year.
The Senate is expected to vote on going to conference with House lawmakers later this week.
The Senate on Tuesday voted to advance President Obama’s trade agenda, approving a measure to end...
The GOP presidential candidate voted against a procedural motion on fast-track.
The Internal Revenue Service improperly doled out $18.8 million in contracts to corporations that...
Stanley Fischer said the Fed is considering changes to how it monitors financial institutions.
Republicans blocked a move to reverse a ban on funds for CDC to research gun violence.
House Democrats say they no longer have any reason to block a worker aid bill.
The measure calls for spending $43 billion per year on roads until 2021.
The measure calls for spending nearly $43 billion per year on roads over the next six years.
The measure blocks funding for the ObamaCare Risk Corridor program and some discretionary money.
White House hedges on whether Obama will wait to sign fast-track.
House Democratic leaders are calling on Speaker Boehner (R-Ohio) to immediately schedule...
The funding level is higher than what was allocated by the House.
"It's an important moment for the country," he said ahead of a procedural vote.
Boeing and SpaceX are working on a program aimed at reducing U.S. dependence on Russia.