Paul Ryan, chief House Republican budget writer, today unveils his 2014 budget. Patty Murray, his Senate Democratic counterpart, will craft her chamber’s first fiscal blueprint in years. President Barack Obama will discuss deficit-cutting with lawmakers in four Capitol Hill meetings.
Republicans led by Representative Darrell Issa are turning their attention from the $535 million in U.S. loan guarantees that went to Solyndra LLC to the Obama administration’s failed effort to rescue the company.
Detailed financial disclosures from senior federal employees and congressional aides wouldn’t be posted in searchable online databases under legislation sent today to President Barack Obama for his signature.
Lobbyists representing interests more than a thousand miles from Hurricane Sandy’s landfall competed with East Coast beach towns and utilities when U.S. lawmakers drafted their storm-relief legislation.
National security advisers to the Republican presidential candidates have links to defense, homeland security and energy companies that have received at least $40 billion in federal contracts since 2008.