National sales tax legislation has long failed to gain traction on Capitol Hill.
The IRS chief said the agency might have to shut down for two days.
The HUD secretary said "we'll see" when asked about being vice president or Texas governor.
Democrats rolled out a trio of measures designed to shape the debate over tax policy.
The new chairman said giving the president fast-track authority is job No. 1.
The House will likely vote on the amendments and spending bill Wednesday.
Thomas Barthold will remain at the helm of the Joint Committee on Taxation.
Sen. Chuck Grassley says he will look into the issue.
Proposal would impose new fee on Wall Street financial transactions.
Democrats say rule change could lead to benefits cut.
Democrats would pay for middle-class tax cuts with higher taxes on Wall Street, the wealthy.
Republicans are looking to rollback Obama's recent executive actions.
The financial services industry had hoped Hoyer would support the change.
One of the nation’s largest insurance companies said on Tuesday it will fight a government decision...
Obama argued that "there are priorities that rise above politics," the White House said.
Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle say it's time to move away from a one-year process.
Rep. Emanuel Cleaver asked Obama to resubmit his request from the last Congress.
Obama listed areas of agreement before his meeting with congressional leaders.
Sen. Warren and other progressives said Antonio Weiss was too close to Wall Street.
The group is urging members to defund Obama's immigration policies.
Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) wants a budget resolution that will balance within 10 years.
The person who gasses up once a week has received the equivalent of a free-market tax cut.
Most of the fully recovered counties are small and have thriving agriculture, energy sectors.
A group of corporate heavyweights urges lawmakers not to settle for anything less than a broad...