In our news wrap Monday, President Trump again talked of shutting down the government over border security. On Sunday, he floated the idea unless Democrats vote to fund a border wall and other security measures. Also, the president offered to…
Government funding expires at the end of September, just weeks before the midterm elections. A shutdown would be the second under unified Republican control of Washington, following an embarrassing weekend stoppage in January.
By Darlene Superville, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
The House easily approved a bipartisan $1.3 trillion spending bill Thursday that pours huge sums into Pentagon programs and domestic initiatives ranging from building roads to combatting the nation's opioid abuse crisis, but left Congress in stalemate.
By Andrew Taylor, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
Congressional leaders are finalizing the massive omnibus spending bill. Here's a guide to the spending package.
By Lisa Desjardins
Congress is facing another deadline this week as lawmakers rush to pass a spending bill to avoid another government shutdown.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Friday, the Winter Olympics have officially begun in South Korea, kicked off with pomp and circumstance at the opening ceremony. Meanwhile, a last ditch effort to include 45 banned Russian athletes was rejected just hours before.
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 Associated Press
The Kentucky Republican says he came to Congress to fight deficits. But now, he says, Republicans and Democrats are "spending us into oblivion."…
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
House GOP leaders were working to shore up support among conservatives for the measure, which would shower the Pentagon with money but add hundreds of billions of dollars to the nation's $20 trillion-plus debt.
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