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Alcohol beverages could soon carry nutritional labels like those on food — but only if the producers want to put them there. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Government Allowing Nutrition Labels On Alcohol Drinks

Alcohol beverages could soon carry nutritional labels like those on food — but only if the producers want to put them there.

06/01/2013

A federal judge is ordering the IRS to explain under oath how it lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

IRS Replaces Lerner Amid Tea Party Controversy

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.

05/23/2013

The Internal Revenue Service building is shown in Washington, D.C. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Treasury: Agency Played No Role In IRS Targeting Of Conservative 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.

05/22/2013

File photo of Ohio Sen. Rob Portman. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Portman Skeptical Of Obama In IRS Targeting

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.

05/16/2013

Beyonce is seen in a balcony of the Saratoga Hotel in Havana next to her husband Jay Z, on April 5, 2013. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Treasury: Jay-Z, Beyonce Cuba Trip Licensed As Educational Exchange

U.S. Treasury officials say the trip by Beyonce and Jay-Z to Cuba was licensed as an educational exchange.

04/10/2013

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. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Watchdog: Bailout Banks Used $2.1B From Fund To Repay TARP Aid

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.

04/10/2013

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Federal Benefits Recipients Must ‘Go Direct’ By March

Social Security and other federal benefits recipients who currently receive paper checks have just over one month to register for Direct Deposit.

01/25/2013

File photo of a mailbox. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Pipe Bomb Explodes In Treasury Official’s Mailbox

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.

01/04/2013

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifies to Congress on the AIG bailout (Photo by Ann Heisenfelt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Auto And Bank Bailouts Prove Effective

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.

09/11/2012

Barack Obama and Bill Clinton (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: We Are Better Off Than We Were Four Years Ago

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!

09/06/2012

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