The vote was 63-36 and sent the stop-gap spending bill to President Barack Obama for his signature ahead of a midnight deadline.
These six women of color reached important milestones in American politics.
By Associated Press
Hillary Clinton has spent decades talking about the needs of children and touting the benefits of early education. It's a new subject for Donald Trump.
By Sam Hananel, Associated Press
A federal appeals court on Thursday seemed likely to side with voting rights groups seeking to block Kansas, Georgia and Alabama from requiring residents to prove they are U.S. citizens when registering to vote using a national form.
By PBS NewsHour
By Mychal Denzel Smith
Author Mychal Denzel Smith says progress toward justice and equality is always met with backlash.
By Arielle Newton
"The Democratic Party is a center-right political operation that relies on the passions of black bodies to maintain its mainstream political dominance." - Activist Arielle Newton…
By Armstrong Williams
GOP strategist, Armstrong Williams, says dog whistle politics aren't new. But with Donald Trump's unapologetic flair, the campaign has gone from innuendo to naming names.
By Julie Pace and Jill Colvin, Associated Press
Trump's address Wednesday morning at his hotel in New York's SoHo neighborhood marks his official opening salvo against Clinton, the prospective Democratic presidential nominee, in the general election.
By Jonathan Lemire and Jill Colvin, Associated Press
Lewandowski has been by Trump's side since the beginning of his unlikely rise to presumptive GOP nominee.
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