Here's a look at the main proposals under consideration in Congress.
By PBS NewsHour
Last fall, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the DACA program would end by March 5 unless Congress acted. But that day has come and Congress has not acted, despite efforts to strike a deal that was ultimately rejected by President…
By Daniel Bush
Here’s where things stand with DACA, and the hundreds of thousands of “Dreamers” whose protected status remains in limbo while the issue plays out in Congress and the courts.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
After last year's successful drive to cut taxes, what do President Donald Trump's allies in Congress do for an encore? The answer seems to be, "Not so much."…
By Matt Loffman
A growing number of lawmakers in Congress support restoring earmarks, which were banned in 2011.
Students-turned-activists from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were in the halls of Congress on Tuesday to press for more gun control. Senate Republicans pointed to a bill that would push more agencies to work with the background check system. But…
By Lisa Mascaro and Matthew Daly, Associated Press
After a 10-day break, members of Congress are returning to work under hefty pressure to respond to the outcry over gun violence.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Four months after the Las Vegas massacre, the only gun legislation that has moved in the House or Senate eases restrictions for gun owners.
In our news wrap Wednesday, President Trump publicly condemned domestic abuse for the first time since aide Rob Porter resigned. House Oversight chair Rep. Trey Gowdy said he’s opening an investigation into how the White House handled Porter’s case. Also,…
By Richard Lardner, Associated Press
Money spent on lobbying by corporations, trade associations and special interest groups spiked during the final three months of 2017.
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