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Politics Jun 27McConnell rejects Democrats’ demands to change $4.6 billion border funding bill
"We already have a compromise," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said, citing the Senate bill, which passed Wednesday on a lopsided 84-8 vote.
Politics Jun 26WATCH: Senate OKs bipartisan bill to fund care for migrants
The GOP-held Senate on Wednesday passed a bipartisan $4.6 billion measure to deliver aid to the southern border before the government runs out of money to care for thousands of migrant families and unaccompanied children.
Nation Jun 25House appears set to pass emergency funding bill for migrants
Lawmakers are seeking to pass a $4.5 billion emergency funding bill to address the humanitarian crisis involving the thousands of migrant families detained after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.
Politics Jun 25White House threatens to veto migrant aid bill
The White House says the $4.5 billion measure would hamstring the administration's border security efforts because it lacks money for beds that would allow it to detain more migrants.
Politics Jun 21Roy Moore runs for Senate despite discouragement from GOP
Republican Roy Moore is facing a wall of GOP opposition that includes President Donald Trump as he launches another U.S. Senate bid.
Politics Jun 04House OKs immigration bill, despite Trump veto threat
Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a bill that stands virtually no chance of enactment but lets them showcase…
Politics May 25State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon
A flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year’s elections.
Politics May 13House GOP looks to women, minorities as 2020 challengers
Top Republicans are seeking just the right candidates to help them recapture the House after Democrats took control with most diverse majority in history.
Politics Apr 02House GOP tries to force vote about infants surviving attempted abortions
Their effort seems likely to fail in the Democratic-controlled House, where Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has refused to allow a vote on the bill. But Republicans hope it will be politically damaging for Democrats from moderate districts who oppose the…
Politics Mar 26WATCH: House fails to override Trump veto of his border emergency
The Democratic-controlled House fell short Tuesday in its effort to override President Donald Trump's first veto, handing him a victory in his effort to spend billions more for constructing barriers along the Southwest border than Congress has approved.