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After the House passed a short-term spending bill to keep government agencies funded, Pelosi said she was "optimistic" that Congress will pass a roughly $1.7 trillion appropriations package in time that would cover the full fiscal year.
By Associated Press
Congress will likely have to fund the government for one week to avoid a partial government shutdown.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Removing the permitting legislation is likely to make it much easier to pass a spending bill that will keep the government running through mid-December and provide more aid to Ukraine.
White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre held a news briefing on Thursday as Democrats rally around a massive, inflation-fighting package that aims to lower health care costs and tackle climate change.
By Lisa Mascaro, Alan Fram, Associated Press
Schumer rallied Democrats during a closed-door morning meeting and Manchin called the package a “win-win” at his own press briefing. An expansive agreement had eluded them for months.
By Lisa Mascaro, Aamer Madhani, Alan Fram, Associated Press
Top Democrats signaled a deal is within reach on President Joe Biden's big domestic bill but momentum fizzled and tempers flared late Wednesday as a paid family leave proposal fell out and a billionaires' tax appeared scrapped, mostly to satisfy…
By Lisa Mascaro, Darlene Superville, Alan Fram, Associated Press
With the revenue side of the package deeply in flux, Democrats are at a standstill trying to wrap up negotiations on Biden's overall package this week.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
Republicans controlling the Senate have unveiled a government-wide, $1.4 trillion spending bill. It's a mostly bipartisan measure that faces uncertain odds during this period of post-election tumult in Washington.
President Trump signed off Friday on nearly $1.4 trillion in spending that will keep the government funded through Sept. 30, dodging the possibility of a shutdown ahead of what's expected to be a contentious election season.
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