Treasury: Jack Lew Is Resting Comfortably After Outpatient SurgerySecretary Jack Lew underwent surgery to treat a benign enlarged prostate.
Foreign Holdings Of US Treasury Debt Hit Record HighForeign 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.
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.
Around The World, Investors And Companies Shrug At US DefaultWarren 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.
Dem Rep: Republicans Have Launched 'Kamikaze Mission' To Shut Down Government, EconomyUnder 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.
IRS: Legally Married Gay Couples Can File Joint Tax ReturnsMarried 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.
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.
Obama Administration Delays 'Obamacare' Employer Mandate Until 2015The Obama administration announced Tuesday that it will delay the Affordable Care Act’s mandate for employers to provide health insurance until 2015.
House Panel: IRS Conferences Racked Up $50M Tab, Hefty Hotel BillsA 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.
Government Allowing Nutrition Labels On Alcohol DrinksAlcohol beverages could soon carry nutritional labels like those on food — but only if the producers want to put them there.
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.