After a brief government shutdown early Friday, Congress approved and President Trump signed a budget deal that's expected to add around $300 billion to the deficit over a decade. Should Americans be concerned? Judy Woodruff gets reactions from Jared Bernstein…
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The House moved swiftly early Friday to reopen the federal government and pass a $400 billion budget deal, overcoming opposition from both liberal Democrats and tea party conservatives to endorse enormous spending increases despite looming trillion-dollar deficits.
By Associated Press
The House has narrowly passed a sweeping bipartisan budget accord, ending an hours-long government shutdown and clearing a path for huge spending increases for both the Pentagon and domestic programs.
By PBS NewsHour
Senate leaders labored all day to move forward on a bipartisan funding bill to keep the government running, while the House of Representatives waited to cast its own vote. The 600-plus page bill provides more military spending, as well as…
Kelly defended an aide who'd been accused of domestic abuse by his two ex-wives.
In Washington, immigration and spending are on a collision course -- with a Thursday night deadline. The House and Senate moved on separate tracks Tuesday to avert a new government shutdown, while President Trump dared Democrats not to cooperate. Lisa…
By Lisa Desjardins
Congress needs to reach a spending deal in the next few days to avoid another government shutdown.
By Hope Yen, Associated Press
Democratic and Republican lawmakers said Sunday that a GOP-produced congressional memo on FBI surveillance powers did not clear President Donald Trump in the Russia investigation, and they expressed hope that special counsel Robert Mueller's work would continue without interference.
By PBS NewsHour
Should the White House release a controversial memo about the Russia investigation? The president's plan to make it public ignores concerns of the FBI and highlights a public rift between him and the Department of Justice. Judy Woodruff gets debate…
By Daniel Bush
Do State of the Union speeches move the needle on legislation or public opinion?…
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