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Politics Jan 09Pelosi says she knows ‘exactly when’ to send impeachment articles
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned that Senate Republicans are rushing to acquittal without a fair trial.
Politics Dec 19Senate advances $1.4 trillion spending deal ahead of the holidays
It blends spending increases for both sides — reelection fodder for lawmakers throughout the Capitol — with tax and benefit add-ons that will add roughly $400 billion to the deficit over 10 years.
Nation Dec 17House passes $1.4 trillion federal spending bill
The House first passed a measure funding domestic programs on a 297-120 vote. But one-third of the Democrats defected on a 280-138 vote on the second bill, which funds the military and the Department of Homeland Security, mostly because it…
Politics Dec 17House votes on a $1.4 trillion package to prevent a government shutdown
The spending legislation would forestall a government shutdown this weekend and give Trump steady funding for his U.S.-Mexico border fence.
Nation Dec 12Negotiators announce deal on government-wide spending bill
The nearly $1.4 trillion government-wide spending bill would stave off a federal shutdown next weekend.
Politics Dec 10WATCH: Pelosi announces USMCA trade pact
Pelosi said it was a “victory for America’s workers.”…
Economy Dec 09Trump and Democrats in tentative deal on USMCA trade pact
Details still need to be finalized and the U.S. Trade Representative will need to submit the implementing legislation to Congress.
Politics Nov 29Democrats ask Trump whether he wants lawyers at impeachment hearings
Rep. Jerrold Nadler also is asking Republicans on his committee which witnesses they plan to ask permission to subpoena.
Politics Nov 24Top lawmakers reach agreement on spending as deadline nears
Negotiations on a package of spending bills to fund the federal government have produced a key breakthrough, though considerably more work is needed to wrap up the long-delayed measures.
Politics Nov 21Senate approves spending bill to avert federal government shutdown
The stopgap spending bill would give negotiators four more weeks to try and break an impasse involving funding for Trump’s border wall project that has gridlocked progress on the 12 appropriations measures that fund about one-third of the government.