Democrats seemed likely to hold the line on a government funding bill unless it extends a program protecting residents who were brought to the U.S. as children by their undocumented parents. Deporting the “Dreamers” will cost the economy hundreds of billions of dollars.
Lawmakers were scrambling on Thursday to avoid a government shutdown. The previous one cost taxpayers billions.
Analysis by government researchers finds that trade-ravaged locales saw big increases in mortgage debt — which may have exacerbated the housing crisis.
The industry funneled money to the president and top GOP lawmakers, then Trump officials moved to undo new regulations.
A new report details how trade groups, companies, foreign governments, interest groups and political candidates booked rooms or events at properties owned by the president, raising ethics questions that “previously were unimaginable.”
The Yale University expert who briefed Congress tells IBT why a growing number of health professionals are alarmed by President Trump's “unraveling” —and how lawmakers of both parties reacted to her report.
Kris Kobach was considered the GOP front runner for this year's gubernatorial race in Kansas. However, the newest campaign disclosures show he's raised significantly less money than his Republican rival.
Former U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu has been advocating for the approval of a crude oil pipeline while lobbying on behalf of a government entity that must approve the project.
According to a new study, donations from anonymous sources in the last days of the campaign were a key factor in Donald Trump's victory over Hillary Clinton.
He started his governorship canceling a tunnel project over its $5 billion price tag. Now Christie is ending his tenure pushing to hand a big gift to Amazon.
The lawsuit charges that the Federal Election Commission is failing to enforce federal law — which allowed a private prison company to shape a Trump administration policy it benefited from.
The company that manufactures tasers changed its name in an effort to expand its body-camera business and avoid the risks associated with the weapons business.
President Donald Trump owes millions to Deutsche Bank, which was one of five convicted banks that just saw its punishment waived by the Labor Department.
The FBI has started a new probe into alleged pay-to-play activities involving the Clinton Foundation. Here's a summary of the key reporting on the potential conflicts of interest.
Over the years, foreign governments have given a variety of odd gifts to the director of national intelligence.
The author of the federal marijuana enforcement policy that U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded last week told IBT the policy was written to help push Mexican cartels out of the domestic marijuana market.
As some private universities express concern over a new tax on their endowment income, they are paying millions of dollars to Wall Street investors who manage their money.
A long-time Ohio congressman negotiated a new job while he helped write the Republican tax bill that will benefit his campaign donors and the companies he will represent. What do Congressional ethics rules say?
The bank is aiming to prevent a vote on an initiative to require executives to detail their efforts to influence politicians
A former Reagan aide says the Republican tax bill creates deficits deliberately — and that Reagan's image as a tax cutter is a "myth."
The potential for this fantasy role-playing game is only just now being realized.