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  • *Japan, euro zone performing better than expected. LONDON, May 26- The dip in the U.S. economy is a "splutter" rather than a more serious downturn, the International Monetary Fund's chief economist said, though policy uncertainty in Washington was making forecasting increasingly difficult. In an interview with Reuters, Maurice Obstfeld, who is nearing his two-year...

  • WASHINGTON— House Speaker Paul Ryan is assuring investors that Congress will meet a new deadline to increase the government's borrowing authority and avert an economy-quaking default on U.S. obligations. He spoke a day after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin warned lawmakers that Congress needs to vote to increase the almost $20 trillion borrowing cap...

  • Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) answers questions from reporters at the U.S. Capitol.

    Republican Greg Gianforte was charged with misdemeanor assault after a physical altercation with a Guardian journalist, NBC reports.

  • Ryan: Debt ceiling issue will get resolved

    House Speaker Paul Ryan answers questions about the debt ceiling and the health-care bill.

  • Ryan: We don't want young families to overpay for health coverage

    House Speaker Paul Ryan answers questions about the CBO scoring of the health-care bill.

  • Ryan: Health-care bill will get premiums down,

    House Speaker Paul Ryan answers questions about the conduct of Montana Congressional candidate Greg Gianforte and the health-care bill.

  • WASHINGTON— The health care bill Republicans recently pushed through the House would leave 23 million more Americans without insurance and confront others who have costly medical conditions with coverage that could prove unaffordable, Congress' official budget analysts said Wednesday. Premiums on average would fall compared with President Barack...

  • WASHINGTON, May 24- An estimated 23 million people would lose health coverage by 2026 under Republican legislation aimed at repealing Obamacare, a nonpartisan congressional agency said on Wednesday in the first calculation of the new bill's potential impact. The report from the Congressional Budget Office also said federal deficits would fall by $119...

  • President Donald Trump, and Paul Ryan, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.

    "We've got to get tax reform done by then," House Speaker Paul Ryan says.

  • WASHINGTON, May 24- U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan on Wednesday called on health insurance companies to "stick it out" in the Obamacare marketplace despite concerns over its stability, saying Republicans are continuing their push to replace current law.

  • WASHINGTON, May 24- Republicans will be able to push through tax reform by the end of this year even as they continue to debate whether or not a final plan will include a border adjustment tax, U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said an interview with Axios news outlet on Wednesday.

  • WASHINGTON— The health care bill Republicans recently pushed through the House would leave 23 million more Americans without insurance and confront others who have costly medical conditions with coverage that could prove unaffordable, Congress' official budget analysts said Wednesday. Premiums on average would fall compared with President Barack...

  • The White House Fiscal Year 2018 budget is placed on tables by House staff members at the House Budget Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 23, 2017.

    President Donald Trump's proposed fiscal 2018 budget looks to cut federal spending by $3.6 trillion over the next decade.

  • WASHINGTON— The Trump administration's budget plan for 2018 assumes that a mix of sharp spending and tax cuts can both shrink the deficit and fuel economic growth of 3 percent a year— a level it hasn't achieved in more than a dozen years. They say there are multiple flaws with the numbers unveiled by President Donald Trump's budget director, Mick Mulvaney.

  • WASHINGTON, May 23- The chief executive officers of two major American companies- retailer Target Corp and agribusiness Archer Daniels Midland Co- offered opposing views in a hearing before U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday on a proposed border adjustment tax. Target CEO Brian Cornell has been one of the most vocal opponents of the Republican-backed border...

  • WASHINGTON, May 23- The chief executive officers of two major American companies- retailer Target Corp and agribusiness Archer Daniels Midland Co- offered opposing views in a hearing before U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday on a proposed border adjustment tax. Target CEO Brian Cornell has been one of the most vocal opponents of the Republican-backed border...

  • Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney holds a news conference to discuss the Trump Administration's proposed FY2018 federal budget in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House May 23, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Lawmakers said the document, which reflects the president's broad vision, will go nowhere in Congress, NBC News reports.

  • The Pentagon would get a spending hike, and there would be a $1.6 billion down payment to begin building a wall along the border with Mexico, which was a central promise of Trump's presidential campaign. The biggest savings would come from cuts to the Medicaid healthcare program for the poor made as part of a Republican healthcare bill passed by the House of...

  • WASHINGTON— The Latest on President Donald Trump's budget for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1:. President Donald Trump's $4.1 trillion budget plan is drawing rebukes, even from some Republican allies, for its politically unrealistic cuts to the social safety net and a broad swath of other domestic programs. Congressional Democrats are harshly criticizing...

  • WASHINGTON, May 23- The chief executive officers of two major American companies- retailer Target Corp and agribusiness Archer Daniels Midland Co- will offer countering views in a hearing before U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday on a proposed border adjustment tax. Target CEO Brian Cornell has been one of the most vocal opponents of the Republican-backed border...