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By Jonathan Lemire, Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press
Democrats and Republicans in a bitterly divided U.S. House have voted to take a government shutdown off the table this fall, giving a big, bipartisan vote to a temporary government-wide funding bill Tuesday night.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is calling on President Donald Trump and the Republicans on Capitol Hill to provide more funding during the coronavirus pandemic.
By Associated Press
After a months-long delay, the Senate overwhelmingly passed a funding bill Thursday that helps communities hit by natural disasters. The House is expected to quickly follow suit, and President Trump said he will sign the bill into law. Yamiche Alcindor…
The GOP-written measure faced gloomy prospects in the Senate, and it remained unclear whether lawmakers would be able to find a way to keep federal offices open past a Friday night deadline.
By Alan Fram and Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
With the House voting Thursday night on a spending bill while Senate support crumbles, the answer to whether the federal government is a day away from closing down is anything but clear. A House Republican bill would extended funding for…
Will Senate Republicans support a short-term government funding solution if it passes the House? Sen. Mike Rounds, R-S.D., says he and others would like to “keep the heat on” to get a longer-term omnibus bill. Rounds joins Judy Woodruff from…
Republicans need at least some Democratic votes to pass a government funding bill by next week's deadline, but a morning tweet by President Trump prompted the Senate and House minority leaders to refuse a White House meeting. Meanwhile, the GOP…
Numerous reports suggested overnight that President Trump is open to delaying a border wall down payment, leading Democrats on Capitol Hill to declare a kind of victory and see hope for avoiding a government shutdown. But even if the border…
In our news wrap Thursday, the House approved a bill to fund the government through April. It includes disaster relief for Louisiana and aid for the contaminated water system in Flint, Michigan. Despite its passage, members of both parties complained…
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