Policy: Budgets & Deficits

Congress faces gridlock on Veterans Affairs and border spending bills

By Susan Ferrechio | 07/22/14 05:00 AM

With just days left for Congress to legislate before adjourning for the summer, House and Senate leaders remain at odds over major border legislation and a bill to overhaul the troubled Veterans Affairs department.
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Democrat Rep. Elijah Cummings calls for end to 'public harassment' of IRS chief John Koskinen

By Susan Ferrechio | 07/21/14 07:21 PM

The top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform panel is objecting to a plan to call the Internal Revenue Service commissioner to testify for a third time in a matter of weeks, calling it “public harassment of an agency head.â€ï¿½
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IRS official: Lost Lois Lerner emails may still exist

By Susan Ferrechio | 07/21/14 01:08 PM

Could the IRS have those missing Lois Lerner emails after all? New testimony from a key Internal Revenue Service official indicates the IRS may not have lost two years of emails sent by former top IRS official Lois Lerner after all.
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