With the close of the government's fiscal year, numbers out this week show the federal budget deficit taking a 17 percent jump from 2017, despite significant economic growth. John Yang takes a closer look into the data and speaks with…
In our news wrap Wednesday, President Trump asked every member of his cabinet to cut five percent from his or her budget for next year after a report shows the U.S. deficit at $779 billion. Also, a senior official at…
The House has easily approved a bipartisan $1.3 trillion measure handing huge spending increases to defense programs and domestic initiatives ranging from road-building to biomedical research.
By Associated Press
Seemingly overnight, big changes to Medicare morphed from being an item on various congressional wish lists into reality as part of last week’s budget deal.
By Philip Moeller
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Sunday, Feb. 11, the White House prepares to release a budget that will reportedly increase spending by nearly $300 billion over the next two years. Also, how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are dealing…
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
House GOP leaders were working to shore up support among conservatives for the measure, which would shower the Pentagon with money but add hundreds of billions of dollars to the nation's $20 trillion-plus debt.
Kelly defended an aide who'd been accused of domestic abuse by his two ex-wives.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
Financing for the program expired last fall. Congress has temporarily extended its funding, but growing numbers of states have moved closer to exhausting their money.
By Alan Fram and Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
There will be some familiar but stubborn clashes facing lawmakers Wednesday as Congress begins its 2018 session.
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