Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says a Republican tax overhaul plan expected to come out this week will offer help for the middle class and businesses.
By Michael D. Regan and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
President-elect Donald Trump promises big tax cuts, a border wall and massive spending on infrastructure. That's a recipe for bigger deficits that fiscally minded conservative Republicans have railed against during President Barack Obama's tenure.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
President Obama asked Congress Monday to extend for another year the Bush-era tax cut for middle class Americans, but presidential candidate Mitt Romney said the White House plan doesn't go far enough. NewsHour Political Editor Christina Bellantoni and Stuart Rothenberg…
Breaking an impasse Thursday afternoon, House GOP leaders set a vote on a stopgap Senate bill that extends the payroll tax cut and long-term unemployment benefits for another two months. Judy Woodruff discusses the latest developments in Washington with Todd…
President Obama wants to extend a payroll tax cut and many Republicans do too, but both sides are far apart on how to get it done. Gwen Ifill discusses how the extension could be funded with White House National Economic…
President Obama's Oct. 6 press conference on jobs and the economy…
House Minority leader John Boehner offers the GOP view on President Obama's budget, and describes the House GOP's alternative proposal.
The Senate resumed debate on the $900 economic stimulus package that hit snags among Republicans concerned about the rising costs of the package. Jim Lehrer reports on this and other top news of the day.
President Barack Obama's $819 billion stimulus proposal now heads to the Senate with little GOP support. Economists examine whether the proposed measure can succeed at its goals.
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