Congressional negotiators presented often-contrasting views on taxes, defense spending, health care, safety net programs and the economy as they held their first formal meeting Monday to
With a 240-179 vote, the House of Representatives passed legislation last week that would repeal the estate tax without offsetting the lost revenue, adding $269 billion to the deficit ove
The Senate Tuesday night overwhelmingly passed bipartisan legislation to permanently fix the formula for determining how physicians are paid under Medicare.
With presidential hopefuls kicking off their official campaigns, voters should keep in mind that the next occupant of the White House must lead the country in putting the government on a
Congress and the President should work together to build a better debt limit, something which The Concord Coalition reiterated in an op-ed last week on The Hill's Congress Blog.
President Obama reminded lawmakers that they must replenish the Highway Trust Fund soon when he recently sent a 6-year, $478 billion transportation proposal to Capitol Hill.
Pentagon officials have given Congress lists of “unfunded requirements” that are in addition to their official 2016 budget requests, attempting again to persuade lawmakers that fiscal aus
Speaking in New Hampshire on Thursday, former senators Judd Gregg (R-N.H.) and Evan Bayh (D-Ind.) explained why presidential candidates need to focus on developing credible budget plans -
A group of Iowans today got a chance to do something that has long eluded Congress: Make tough budget choices to put the federal deficit on a sustainable downward path.