Politics Aug 01

The dome of the U.S. Capitol Building is seen as the sun sets on Capitol Hill in Washington, on July 26, 2019. Photo by Erin Scott/Reuters
WATCH: Senate approves budget and debt deal

A hard-won budget and debt deal easily cleared the Senate on Thursday, powered by President Donald Trump's endorsement and a bipartisan drive to cement recent spending increases for the Pentagon and domestic agencies.

Politics Jul 17

Washington talks could soon yield deal on spending and debt

The emerging two-year framework would satisfy demands for an outline to guide congressional work on more than $1.3 trillion in agency operating budgets. It would still need to be fleshed out in further negotiations, and puts off battles over political…

Politics May 09

Sanders’ economic plan piles $18T on federal debt

Sen. Bernie Sanders' tax and spending proposals would provide new levels of health and education benefits for American families, but they'd also blow an $18-trillion hole in federal deficits, piling on so much debt they would damage the economy.

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