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By Steve Karnowski, Associated Press
The Senate passed a massive $1.7 trillion spending bill Thursday that finances federal agencies through September and provides another large round of aid to Ukraine one day after Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's dramatic address to a joint meeting of Congress.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Top Pentagon leaders say the U.S. has learned a great deal about Russian military shortfalls and capabilities in the first two months of the war in Ukraine. But they are warning Congress that Moscow is learning from its mistakes.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
President Joe Biden is releasing a budget blueprint that tries to tell voters what the diverse and at times fractured Democratic Party stands for.
By Josh Boak, Associated Press
President Joe Biden announced a budget blueprint Monday that calls for higher taxes on the wealthy, lower federal deficits, more money for police and greater funding for education, public health and housing.
By Associated Press
The Senate has sent President Joe Biden a bill averting a weekend government shutdown.
By David A. Lieb, Camille Fasset, Associated Press
State and local governments lost at least $117 billion of expected revenue early in the pandemic, according to an Associated Press analysis, but many are now awash in record amounts of money, boosted partly by federal aid.
By Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press
The improvement reflected government revenues that have been rising at a faster pace than spending over the past two months.
Biden had planned to leave mid afternoon for his home in Delaware but as of Friday evening, he remained at the White House in hopes of a congressional vote.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
The measure lays the groundwork for legislation later this year that over a decade would pour mountains of federal resources into health care, education, family services and environmental programs, as well as tax breaks for families.
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