Politics Jan 19Senate Democrats appear to derail bill to avert shutdown
Friday's late-night vote means at least a short government closure is all but unavoidable.
Politics Dec 19House Republicans used lessons from failed health care bill to pass tax reform, Ryan says
Ryan acknowledges that the tax measure probably won't pay for itself, and he recognizes that it's polling poorly with the voters who are supposed to embrace it.
Politics Dec 07House, Senate approve short-term spending bill to avoid government shutdown
The measure keeps the government running through Dec. 22.
Politics Aug 30House GOP plans to cut disaster aid fund likely won’t survive Harvey
The disaster relief cut was proposed to finance President Trump's border wall well before Harvey. The politically bad optics are sure to lead lawmakers to do an about face, though that would create a money crunch in homeland security accounts.
Politics Apr 25GOP drops border wall demands as spending talks advance
Congressional negotiators on Tuesday inched toward a potential agreement on a catchall spending bill that would deny President Donald Trump's request for immediate funding to construct a wall along the Mexico border.
Politics Apr 22Possible shutdown, health care quagmire awaiting Congress
Trump's GOP allies control Congress, but they've been unable to send him a single major bill as his presidency faces the symbolic 100-day mark on April 29.
Politics Feb 08WATCH: Senate votes to confirm Jeff Sessions as attorney general
Wednesday's confirmation vote comes amid rising tension between Republicans controlling the chamber over what they call delaying tactics by minority Democratic members.
Politics Dec 06Stopgap spending bill to be unveiled as Congress finishes up
WASHINGTON — Lawmakers are tacking on money for security around Trump Tower in New York and funds for health care for retired coal miners to a stopgap spending bill that would avoid a government shutdown at week's end.
Politics Sep 28Congress reaches deal to keep government running, help Flint and fight Zika
Congressional leaders have broken a stalemate over money to address the Flint, Michigan, water crisis, clearing the way Wednesday for a spending bill needed to keep the government running until December.