Topic: U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means
Medicare and Social Security advocates worry that entitlements face restructuring under the new deal brokered between President Obama and the GOP.
12/13/2010 08:47 am
New York Rep. Charles Rangel insists he failed to pay taxes on rental income and improperly solicited donations out of ignorance, not corrupt motives.
11/18/2010 05:18 pm
House Republican leader John Boehner called on President Obama Wednesday to fire his economic team. But his comments also offered a glimpse of what the would-be House Speaker might do differently if the GOP retakes the House in November.
08/24/2010 05:31 pm
Dan Rostenkowski, who died Aug. 11, was remembered at a funeral service at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, the same church where he was baptized and confirmed as a child.
08/18/2010 12:11 pm
Dan Rostenkowski, once called one of the nation's most power politicians, died Wednesday. His lengthy political career in Washington began in 1958 and ended amid scandal in 1994.
08/11/2010 06:44 pm
A hearing by House ethics investigators is expected to convene Thursday for Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel. In an election season, corruption allegations can be toxic for the party in power.
07/29/2010 12:32 pm
The public airing of Charles Rangel's alleged ethical lapses is the highest profile test of the 2006 Congressional pledge of greater accountability.
07/23/2010 09:17 pm
Rep. Charles Rangel of New York says he won't resign his seat or drop out of his reelection race. A House trial on ethics violations may remind voters that Democrats haven't ended the 'culture of corruption' in Washington.
07/23/2010 07:34 pm
Employers won't create jobs until they have a clear sense of what comes next in taxes and regulation, say Republicans. House GOP leader John Boehner proposes a moratorium on new government regulations for a year and keeping the Bush tax cuts.
07/16/2010 06:43 pm
Homebuyer tax credits, according to a government investigator, were illegally claimed by hundreds of US prison inmates.
06/23/2010 03:58 pm