Politics Sep 18

Democrats set to unveil stopgap bill to prevent shutdown

House Democrats are preparing a temporary spending bill that’s needed to avert a government shutdown at the end of the month. It’s a lowest-common-denominator, bare-minimum measure that befits a deeply polarized Congress.

Jul 22

White House, Congress reach budget deal

The deal, announced by Trump on Twitter and in a statement by Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer, will restore the government's ability to borrow to pay its bills past next year's elections and build…