Agriculture Leaders: The U.S. Can't Walk Away From TPP

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

‘The United States cannot afford to walk away from the fastest growing region of the world’

GOP Tax Leaders Say Welfare Is Keeping Americans Trapped In Poverty

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
Capitol Dome Shutterstock/Copyright: gary718

‘Money has been thrown blindly at this system’

Four Bills Demanding More IRS Accountability Pass Committee

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
Storm clouds approach the U.S. Capitol dome during a day of rain in Washington November 6, 2014. (REUTERS/Gary Cameron)

‘Americans send a significant portion of their hard-earned dollars to the IRS every April’

GOP Lawmakers Call For Lower Tax Rates To Prevent Companies From Moving Abroad

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
Joint Economic Committee members chairman Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) (L) and co-chair Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) (R) question Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke (not pictured) at the Joint Economic Committee hearings in Washington May 22, 2013. (REUTERS/Gary Cameron)

‘We can’t lose another round of companies’

House Lawmakers Say HHS Is Obstructing Investigation On Obamacare Program Funding

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘Your delay in producing this material to the committee has frustrated the committees’ investigation’

House Passes Massive Tax Break Package

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (REUTERS/Gary Cameron)

The Joint Committee on Taxation says the bill will cost around $622 billion.

Hard Cider Gets New Definition Under Two-Year Tax Extender Bill

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke

Good news for booze! A provision in the two-year tax extender bill would lower the excess tax on hard cider.

Ways And Means Chair Rolls Out Two-Year Tax Extenders Bill

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 05: U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) (R) arrives at a House Republican Conference meeting November 5, 2015 at the Capitol in Washington, DC. House Republicans met to discuss party matters, including picking Brady as the new chairman for the Ways and Means Committee. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Negotiators continue to hash out a plan making some of the extenders permanent.

Congress Considering Contingency Plan For Extending Tax Breaks

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
Joint Economic Committee members chairman Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) (L) and co-chair Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) (R) question Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke (not pictured) at the Joint Economic Committee hearings in Washington May 22, 2013. (REUTERS/Gary Cameron)

The bill would likely texted 46 tax extenders for two years.

Ways And Means Subcommittees See Leadership Shakeup

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
Joint Economic Committee members chairman Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) (L) and co-chair Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) (R) question Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke (not pictured) at the Joint Economic Committee hearings in Washington May 22, 2013. (REUTERS/Gary Cameron)

‘Chairs and members will play a crucial role’

Members Cite 'Confusing Polka Dot Graphic' In Push To Consolidate Welfare Programs

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
Louisiana Republican Rep. Charles Boustany

‘I defy anyone to say this is the best way to address the human tragedy so many of our fellow citizens experience’

Texas Republican Sam Johnson Set To Serve As Interim Chairman Of Ways And Means Committee

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
Rep. Sam Johnson

Ryan resigned the position after being elected speaker of the House Thursday.

DOJ's Lois Lerner Letter Leaves Much To Be Answered

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
U.S. Director of Exempt Organizations for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Lois Lerner waits to testify at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on alleged targeting of political groups seeking tax-exempt status from by the IRS, on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 22, 2013. Lerner, the IRS official who this month revealed the tax agency's targeting of conservative groups asserted her constitutional right not to answer questions before a congressional committee on Wednesday. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The DOJ announced it was closing its investigation Friday.

House GOP Writes Letter Demanding Answers For Failed Obamacare Co-Ops

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke

‘Federal spending, consisting of both start-up and solvency loans, totals $2.4 billion to date.’

Ways And Means Advances Reconciliation Bill To Unravel Obamacare

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke

The House Ways and Means Committee advanced a reconciliation bill Tuesday in an attempt to dismantle five key components of the Affordable Care Act.

Paul Ryan Presses Obama Not To Lift Punitive Tax Penalties in Iran

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke

Paul Ryan penned a letter to the president Tuesday asking him to refrain from lifting punitive tax penalties in Iran.

Maryland Dairy Farmers Take On IRS To Get Their Money Back

US | Casey Harper

‘We all learn in kindergarten: If you have taken something that doesn’t belong to you, give it back’

Congress Rules Out Gas Tax Hike, Agrees On Little Else At Highway Hearings

Politics | Peter Fricke
Vehicles travel north from San Diego to Los Angeles along Interstate Highway 5 in California

Two days of congressional hearings failing to yield any solutions, setting stage for yet another short-term fix

Vote on criminal charges for former IRS official Lerner looms

Politics | Patrick Howley

If approved, referral will be sent to Department of Justice

White House shirks deadline to provide Delphi documents - TheDC

Politics | Matthew Boyle
Delphi Automotive Pensions

‘At this point, we have not received anything from the White House’