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Immigrant Dreamers never really had a chance

An effort to protect young Dreamer immigrants from deportation never really had much chance of squeezing into the last bill Congress must pass this...

Congressional budget leaves most dissatisfied

Congressional leaders have finalized a sweeping $1.3 trillion budget bill that substantially boosts military and domestic spending but leaves behind young immigrant “Dreamers,” deprives...

Congress passes budget. Can America afford it?

Congress managed to accomplish something in the wee hours of Friday morning.  It actually passed a bipartisan spending bill that keeps the government on...

Congress Approves budget, Trump Signs Off To Reopen The Federal Government

In what turned out to be a major bipartisan effort from a fractured Congress, the House of Representatives Friday morning approved a comprehensive, but...

Senate seeks budget deal; Trump wants shutdown

Senate negotiators were finalizing a long-term budget deal Wednesday that would avert a looming government shutdown, as a leader of House conservatives predicted the...

Partisan bitterness remains in divided Congress

There will be some familiar but stubborn clashes facing lawmakers Wednesday as Congress begins its 2018 session staring at the year’s first potential calamity...

U.S. announces $285 million cut in U.N. budget

The U.S. government says it has negotiated a significant cut in the United Nations budget. The U.S. Mission to the United Nations said on Sunday...

Trump faces critical showdowns on Capitol Hill

President Donald Trump’s year-end agenda is at a critical juncture as he heads Tuesday to Capitol Hill to rally Senate Republicans on taxes —...

House passes deficit-ridden budget 216-212

The House on Thursday gave a significant boost to President Donald Trump’s promise to cut taxes, narrowly passing a GOP budget that shelves longstanding...

GOP ready to increase deficits to get tax cuts

House Republicans are focusing squarely on tax cuts rather than deficit discipline as they look to shoehorn a GOP budget plan through the House. Passage...