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Year’s end also brings end to 55 tax breaks

  In an almost annual ritual, Congress is letting a package of 55 popular tax breaks expire at the end of the year, creating uncertainty...

Obama lowers expectations for health care enrollments

The Obama administration is trying to lower expectations for strong initial enrollments under the president's historic expansion of health coverage for the medically uninsured. Facing...

IRS victims testify before Congress

Conservative groups who were targeted by the Internal Revenue Service are getting their say on Capitol Hill just as the details of another IRS...

OK, we relaxed this tax act thingy. Now what?

House Republicans redeemed a campaign promise to repeal President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, but now must march against the headwinds of a Democratic-controlled...

Health care claims long on hype, short on facts

Republicans pushing to repeal President Barack Obama's health care overhaul warn that 650,000 jobs will be lost if the law is allowed to stand. But...

Rangel’s censure doesn’t take edge off his swagger

Charles Rangel has his swagger back, but not his power. The 40-year congressional veteran on Thursday became the 23rd House member in the nation's history...

Ethics Committee recommends censure for Rangel

The House ethics committee on Thursday recommended censure for longtime Rep. Charles Rangel, suggesting that the New York Democrat suffer the embarrassment of standing...

Rangel convicted on 11 ethics violations

Rep. Charles Rangel, once one of the most influential House members, was convicted Tuesday on 11 counts of breaking ethics rules and now faces...

Rangel walks, ethics committee balks

Once one of the most powerful members of Congress, veteran Rep. Charles Rangel of New York was reduced Monday to pleading with colleagues for...

Rangel walks out on trial after delaying tactic fails

Denied his plea for a delay, Rep. Charles Rangel walked out of his ethics trial Monday, leaving the ethics committee's top lawyer to cite...