A day after she refused to answer questions at a congressional hearing, Lois Lerner was replaced Thursday as director of the Internal Revenue Service division that oversaw agents who targeted tea party groups.
The Treasury Department’s No. 2 official is telling Congress that his agency played no role in the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative groups.
Ohio’s Republican U.S. senator on Thursday questioned the suggestion by President Barack Obama that he didn’t know until recently that the IRS had been targeting conservative groups.
U.S. Treasury officials say the trip by Beyonce and Jay-Z to Cuba was licensed as an educational exchange.
A government watchdog says that 137 community banks used $2.1 billion from a special fund aimed at boosting lending to small businesses to repay their bailouts from the financial crisis.
Social Security and other federal benefits recipients who currently receive paper checks have just over one month to register for Direct Deposit.
Officials are investigating an apparent pipe bomb that destroyed a mailbox at the Virginia home of the Treasury Department’s inspector general, but a department official says there’s no reason to suspect it was linked to the inspector general’s work.
On Monday, the Treasury Department sold 553,846,153 shares in AIG on Monday, turning an $18 billion profit on the $32.50 a share price.
Tonight, when Vice President Biden and President Obama address the country the question before them is an obvious one: are we better off than we were four years ago? The answer is equally obvious: YES!
Former members of a congressional panel that oversaw bailouts during the financial crisis blasted the Treasury Department on Monday for quietly granting a tax break worth billions to insurance giant American International Group.