The Republican-led House Appropriations Committee passed a $20 billion spending bill Thursday to fund the Treasury Department, the Judiciary and other federal agencies.
By Stephen Ohlemacher and Matthew Daly, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says that schools receiving federal money should follow federal law, but she would not commit to banning discrimination against LGBT students.
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
Congress must still pass what is known as an appropriations bill before December 11 in order to keep the government functioning and this could present a first major test for newly sworn-in House Speaker Paul Ryan.
By Quinn Bowman
Ignoring a threatened veto from President Bush, the House of Representatives voted 218-212 Friday to require the president to pull combat forces out of Iraq by the fall of 2008. Kwame Holman reports on the move by Congress to try…
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