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The U.S. government ran a big surplus in April, thanks to a flood of tax payments that helped keep the budget on track for the lowest annual deficit in six years. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

CBO: US Set For Narrowest Budget Gap Since 2008

The U.S. government ran a big surplus in April, thanks to a flood of tax payments that helped keep the budget on track for the lowest annual deficit in six years.

05/12/2014

Secretary Jack Lew underwent surgery to treat a benign enlarged prostate. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Treasury: Jack Lew Is Resting Comfortably After Outpatient Surgery

Secretary Jack Lew underwent surgery to treat a benign enlarged prostate.

03/25/2014

Foreign buyers of U.S. Treasury securities increased their holdings to a record in December even though the two largest holders of U.S. government debt — China and Japan — reduced their shares. credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images

Foreign Holdings Of US Treasury Debt Hit Record High

Foreign buyers of U.S. Treasury securities increased their holdings to a record in December even though the two largest holders of U.S. government debt — China and Japan — reduced their shares.

02/18/2014

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says the just-resolved budget fight was "a little bit scary" because it "got close to the edge," and the lesson has to be that U.S. won't be put in that position again. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Treasury’s Lew: ‘Scary’ Budget Fight ‘Can’t Happen Again’

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says the just-resolved budget fight was “a little bit scary” because it “got close to the edge,” and the lesson has to be that U.S. won’t be put in that position again.

10/20/2013

Warren Buffett likens it to a nuclear attack. Economists warn that government spending on programs like Social Security would plunge. The Treasury says the economy would slide into a recession worse than the last. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Around The World, Investors And Companies Shrug At US Default

Warren Buffett likens it to a nuclear attack. Economists warn that government spending on programs like Social Security would plunge. The Treasury says the economy would slide into a recession worse than the last.

10/14/2013

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, walks towards the Senate Chamber after the weekly Senate Republican Policy Committee luncheon on Sept. 24, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Dem Rep: Republicans Have Launched ‘Kamikaze Mission’ To Shut Down Government, Economy

Under relentless pressure from their right wing, Republicans are in the midst of a risky fight with President Barack Obama they know they will lose, little more than a year before an election that history says they should win.

09/25/2013

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IRS: Legally Married Gay Couples Can File Joint Tax Returns

Married same-sex couples will be treated the same as opposite -sex couples for tax purposes, the Obama administration announced Thursday — whether they come out ahead or not.

08/29/2013

U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD). (Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

House Dem: Documents Show IRS Probe Was Flawed

The Treasury Department investigator whose probe of the Internal Revenue Service’s treatment of tea party groups helped fuel a national uproar failed to tell Congress that his own investigators found no evidence that the targeting of conservatives was politically motivated, a top House Democrat said Friday.

07/12/2013

President Barack Obama signs the Affordable Health Care for America Act during a ceremony with fellow Democrats in the East Room of the White House on March 23, 2010 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obama Administration Delays ‘Obamacare’ Employer Mandate Until 2015

The Obama administration announced Tuesday that it will delay the Affordable Care Act’s mandate for employers to provide health insurance until 2015.

07/02/2013

A House committee says a soon-to-be released Treasury Department report finds the Internal Revenue Service spent about $50 million to hold about 220 conferences for employees between 2010 and 2012. (read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

House Panel: IRS Conferences Racked Up $50M Tab, Hefty Hotel Bills

A House committee says a soon-to-be released Treasury Department report finds the Internal Revenue Service spent about $50 million to hold about 220 conferences for employees between 2010 and 2012.

06/02/2013

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