WASHINGTON— Federal Reserve officials at their September meeting worried about an economic slowdown in China and its potential to decelerate U.S. growth and keep U.S. inflation persistently low. Minutes of the Sept. 16-17 discussions showed the central bank believed the time for the first Fed rate increase in nine years "might be near." But policymakers decided...» Read More
If past is prologue, a looming government shutdown could actually cost U.S. taxpayers money. A lot of money.
House Republicans will meet Saturday to determine how they can keep the government open while extracting big concessions on the health care law.
US officials said Iran hacked unclassified Navy computers, The Wall Street Journal reported.
The government is starting to prepare for a possible shutdown. The Labor Department said the jobs report would be delayed if there's a shutdown.
Some workers at the National Security Agency intentionally misused the government's secret surveillance systems to spy on romantic interests.
American seniors tight on savings on will soon face new hurdles in financing retirement through the federal government's reverse mortgage program.
This is the first time the FHA has asked for a bailout, reports CNBC's Diana Olick, with an update on the agency's request for funds.
As Congress debates taking Obamacare funding away, a watchdog said the IRS failed to account for some of the agency's spending to implement it.
A government shutdown is looking less likely Oct. 1. The fight is moving toward the debt ceiling, but the path to avert shutdown is not clear, NBC News reports.
For the first time in its 80-year history, the Federal Housing Administration will likely need a loan from the Treasury to meet its budget.
The agency responsible for policing tobacco sales couldn't provide proper records for $127 million worth of cigarettes used in undercover operations.
Cutbacks on subsidies for flood insurance are causing premiums to rise. Meanwhile, those who have coverage see difficulties in filing claims.
Thousands of American workers and businesses could lose if the government shuts down next week, but it might be a boon for some politicians.
Lois Lerner, the Internal Revenue Service official at the center of the agency's tea party scandal, is retiring, the agency confirmed Monday.
As the Obama administration prepares to put the health care law in place, it faces an aggressive Republican campaign to prevent its success. The NYTimes reports.
One of the biggest mistakes President Obama is making in the current debate is his repeated and stubborn refusal to negotiate.
The stock market may be posting record gains, but Washington could be mere days away from a government shutdown and default on the national debt.
Boehner said he was confident that majority House Republicans would pass a stop-gap funding measure that denies money for "Obamacare" reforms.
John Boehner tried to avoid defunding Obamacare in the budget negotiations. But his team capitulated yesterday. Here's what it's getting them.
The President delivers remarks to CEOs gathered at the Business Roundtable conference on the outlook on the economy; passing the budget; fixing structural deficits that arise out of entitlement programs, and raising the debt ceiling.