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
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 PBS NewsHour
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.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
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.
By PBS NewsHour
A short-term spending measure is keeping the government open through Jan. 19 at current funding levels. But when Congress returns from its holiday break, it will need to resolve differing spending priorities to avert a shutdown. Stan Collender, a professor…
By Associated Press
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he can't rule out a possible government shutdown later this week if Congress deadlocks on another temporary Washington spending bill, but thinks it's unlikely.
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
The president signed the two-week spending measure in private at the White House after the House and Senate acted to prevent a government shutdown this weekend.
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