Congressional Republicans on Tuesday rushed toward a deal on a massive tax package that would reduce the top tax rate for wealthy Americans to 37 percent and slash the corporate rate to a level slightly higher than what businesses and…
By Stephen Ohlemacher and Marcy Gordon, Associated Press
The massive measure wraps the 12 annual spending bills into one and is the first time in more than a decade that the House has passed all of the appropriations bills in one fashion or the other by Sept. 30,…
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
It's another political victory for the popular potato. For the first time, low-income women would be able to pay for white potatoes with government-subsidized vouchers issued by the Women, Infants and Children nutrition program, known as WIC. The potato provision…
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
Despite objections on everything from weakening Wall Street regulations to loosening campaign-finance laws, the White House is pushing for passage of a short-term Republican government funding measure.
By Domenico Montanaro
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