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  • WASHINGTON— The White House on Friday predicted that the government's budget deficit for the soon-to-end fiscal year will hit $600 billion, an increase of $162 billion over last year's tally and a reversal of a steady trend of large but improving deficits on President Barack Obama's watch. The budget and economic update also officially downgrades the White...

  • The shift was evident at the annual SkyBridge Alternatives Conference in Las Vegas this week, where a group of money managers humbled by losses or meager returns acknowledged that they needed to do more to satisfy investors. "Expectations about a hedge fund manager's way of conducting business has become more demanding- and perhaps rightfully so," Kenneth...

  • President Barack Obama' s fiscal 2017 budget would produce $6.9 trillion in deficits over the next decade if enacted, about $2.4 trillion less than under current tax and spending laws, congressional forecasters said on Tuesday. The Congressional Budget Office said in a new analysis, however, that its 10- year deficit estimate is $776 billion higher than the...

  • Paul Ryan for President?

    Former House Speaker John Boehner has said that even though he supports John Kasich for president, if the Republicans get to convention without a first ballot nomination, he would support current House Speaker Paul Ryan for the nomination, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

  • WASHINGTON, March 15- U.S. House Republicans on Tuesday insisted they will proceed with a fiscal 2017 budget plan despite a flat-out rejection from their party's fiscal hawks that poses an important test of Speaker Paul Ryan's leadership. The $3.9 trillion proposal, which the House Budget Committee hopes to embrace formally on Wednesday for an eventual floor...

  • U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan

    The former vice presidential nominee has spoken over the phone with Donald Trump and Ted Cruz about developing a Republican agenda.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 10- A senior House Republican warned on Wednesday that differences among lawmakers over a spending increase could threaten plans for a more orderly budget process under House Speaker Paul Ryan, who has been basking in a honeymoon period. The comments from House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers came as Ryan was facing the first big challenge...

  • House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI).

    Democrats, Republican defense hawks and businesses seeking tax breaks are the big winners as lawmakers finalize the spending and tax deal.

  • U.S. Capitol Building Congress Senate

    A Reuters analysis showed traders are less likely to respond to repeated ultimatums from Republicans in the U.S. Congress about the debt limit.

  • Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) leaves after a House Republican Conference meeting October 20, 2015 at the Capitol in Washington, DC.

    Here's why Paul Ryan's run as speaker of the House may be short-lived, explains says political consultant Stephen Myrow.

  • Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) leaves after the Republican candidate forum on Capitol Hill in Washington October 28, 2015.

    Rep. Randy Neugebauer, R-Texas, said Paul Ryan has one quality not many lawmakers have.

  • Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis. speaks in the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015.

    Rep. Paul Ryan takes over the leadership of an unruly chamber that must deal with a fiscal mess.

  • Paul Ryan speaks to colleagues, Americans

    Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) addresses the House for the first time after being elected Speaker, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.

  • Paul Ryan: Right now, the House is broken

    Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) addresses the House after being elected Speaker.

  • Paul Ryan: Boehner a true class act

    Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) thanks his family for supporting him on the House floor after being elected House Speaker, and addresses Speaker Boehner.

  • House honors Speaker Boehner

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and the House honor Speaker John Boehner, after Paul Ryan was elected to be Speaker after Boehner steps down.

  • Paul Ryan elected House Speaker

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announces Paul Ryan has been elected Speaker of the House.

  • Paul Ryan

    The House is poised to vote on a two-year budget truce and Republicans are set to nominate Rep. Paul Ryan as the chamber's new speaker.

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

    In an interview, Trump was more than willing to opine on the big issues that would face a presidential nominee and a president.

  • Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a White House summit on climate change October 19, 2015 in Washington, DC.

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