The Senate is likely to vote Tuesday on its version. Talks with the House are already beginning.
William Lynn's lobbyist experience may help him navigate the industry better, say some.
The nominee for secretary of Health and Human Services bowed out Tuesday over tax missteps, as did another Obama pick.
Some 4 million more children would bring the total to more than 11 million covered
Obama invites GOP ideas for the largest spending bill in US history.
His first acts – including an order to close Guantánamo Bay – seek to signal change.
The most prudent solution is 'the most forceful course,' the Treasury secretary nominee told Congress.
The president-elect’s influence is altering both policy directions and the partisan tone in Congress.
Some lawmakers and economists are calling for the US to absorb damaged assets of firms.