Topic: Mike Crapo
In Pictures Mormons in politics
Debit card fees are the topic of debate in the Senate on Wednesday. Some lawmakers oppose a proposal from the Federal Reserve to lower the debit card fees that stores must pay when a card is swiped.
06/08/2011 01:10 pm
The House passed its federal budget bill Friday on a near party-line vote, but both the Senate and the president are working hard to forge a bipartisan alternative.
04/15/2011 10:06 pm
Senate Budget Committee Chairman Kent Conrad is an important player in tax reform.
03/15/2011 10:31 am
'Gang of Six' deficit-cutting negotiators in the Senate are mum after rumors of entitlement cuts and tax code reform nearly derailed talks. Still, a short-term budget accord this week did manage to avert a government shutdown.
03/04/2011 03:32 pm
A few Republicans and Democrats are turning away from their party's ideology. Can this lead to a bipartisan budget deal?
02/25/2011 11:05 am
Jacob Lew responded Thursday to a report that some senators are working on legislation that would trigger tax hikes and spending cuts if Congress fails to live within spending targets.
02/17/2011 03:41 pm
The words of Republican and Democratic leadership on Capitol Hill suggest Congress is headed for a government shutdown over budget issues. But several bipartisan groups of rank-and-file senators are seeking to find a solution.
02/04/2011 08:27 pm
Americans appear to back the intent of the bipartisan commission report – cutting the deficit – but it is less clear whether they approve of the panel's dramatic solutions.
12/04/2010 05:47 pm
A 60 percent majority on Obama's bipartisan deficit commission say they approved the co-chairs' recommendations, not enough to force a vote in Congress. Will their work have an impact?
12/03/2010 02:40 pm