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The financially strapped USPS paid two years' worth of leasing costs for truck it now cannot locate, and never actually could, The Fiscal Times said.
There is some serious business for legislators to address and very little time to do it. Can it get done? Politico's Ben White asks.
Some members of Congress are paying debts on everything from family farms to legal fees. Here's a list of those with the least financial assets.
Stock holdings, family businesses and real estate have left these lawmakers flush with cash.
Given the silence in DC on tax inversions, is it really a policy issue the White House wants to address near-term? Politico's Ben White asks.
Here's why 40 is the key number for the GOP to regain control of the Senate in this fall's midterm elections, says ex-Treasury official Stephen Myrow.
The president's return to work in Washington will highlight a far bigger question mark about his commitment than any vacation.
President Obama may want to start listening to his critics if he doesn't want to cost Democrats the Senate, Politico's Ben White says.
House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan now says charitable deductions should be protected, and there should be no cap on deductions.
Vying for a crucial Senate seat in Iowa, Bruce Braley and Joni Ernst are scrambling terms of engagement in the politics of class.
A day after his new book was published, Rep. Paul Ryan said the fight between his publisher Hachette and Amazon is "very frustrating."
Rep. Paul Ryan also tells CNBC that Obamacare must be repealed before it implodes "under it's own weight."
Former Obama campaign manager David Plouffe is going to Uber to help fight "The Big Taxi cartel," Uber says. Re/code reports.
The upheaval in Ferguson has given President Obama a chance to re-exert his leadership. But Politico's Ben White asks has he given up trying?
This group is the point of the spear against Islamic extremism. So why is the US ignoring them?, asks David Phillips.
Obama had some tough talk for CEOs in a recent Economist interview, but the head of Hardee's and Carl's Jr. says here's what the president still doesn't get.
It's in the Democrats' best interest to keep the tax-inversion fight going, says ex-Treasury official Stephen Myrow.
To fund a highway repair fund, Congress is allowing companies to do "pension smoothing." Here's what that is.
Why hasn't Washington reformed corporate taxation? The answer is simple. It's not a priority. Not for Democrats, Republicans or big business.
The Postal Service needs help from Congress to stop the red ink, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe tells CNBC.
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