Congress is facing another deadline this week as lawmakers rush to pass a spending bill to avoid another government shutdown.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
The New York Democrat died at George Washington University Hospital a week after a fall in which Slaughter had sustained a concussion, said Liam Fitzsimmons, her chief of staff.
By Lisa Desjardins
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.
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