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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Senate, House on collision course on border money

07/22/14 06:29 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats prepared Tuesday to whack $1 billion from President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border, while leaving out policy changes Republicans have demanded as their price for agreeing to any money. The developments pointed to a hardening...
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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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