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By PBS NewsHour
Senate leaders labored all day to move forward on a bipartisan funding bill to keep the government running, while the House of Representatives waited to cast its own vote. The 600-plus page bill provides more military spending, as well as…
Senate leaders have made one of the biggest bipartisan budget proposals in recent history. Their proposal would increase spending by about $300 billion. But not everyone is cheering: the most conservative members are openly hostile to the deal, while Democratic…
A major Senate deal to fund the government for two years and avert a government shutdown has an uncertain future in the House. John Yang talks with Rep. Pete Aguilar, D-Calif., and Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., about their concerns, including…
By Lisa Desjardins
Congress is facing a complex web of difficult, hot-button issues, and a very limited calendar in which to get them done.
By Alan Fram and Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — House Speaker Paul Ryan tried pressuring Democrats on Wednesday to back legislation preventing a weekend federal shutdown. But he gave little ground on the partisan battle over immigration, an issue many Democrats say must be resolved before they'll…
In our news wrap Friday, President Trump signed the Republicans' $1.5 trillion tax overhaul into law, his first major legislative victory. Also, Congress returned home for the holidays after passing a government spending bill to keep the government from shutting…
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
President Donald Trump signed a temporary spending bill into law on Friday to avert a government shutdown after the Republican-led Congress did the bare minimum in a sprint toward the holidays and punted disputes on immigration, health care and the…
By Andrew Taylor and Alan Fram, Associated Press
The measure keeps the government running through Dec. 22.
House Republicans have significantly scaled back Trump's cuts to domestic programs like community development grants and research into rare diseases.
The Trump administration will release its first full budget plan Monday, laying out the president’s priorities for spending and taxes. Early reporting suggests Mr. Trump's proposal will feature some big changes and substantial cuts. Congress has the final say, but…
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