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Congress turned Trump into a dismal loser

For the federal government's fiscal 2018 budget, President Donald Trump wanted massive cuts for nine cabinet level agencies, ranging from 11 percent for Interior...

Trump’s tweet tantrum on immigration ‘loopholes’

Trump administration officials said they’re crafting a new legislative package aimed at closing immigration “loopholes” following the president’s calls for Republican lawmakers to immediately...

Mueller witness gave millions to Trump fundraiser

A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump received millions of dollars from a political adviser to the United Arab Emirates last April, just weeks...

GOP controls Congress but Dems win budget fights

Under President Barack Obama and a GOP-controlled Congress, Capitol Hill Democrats had to scratch and claw for months to get tiny increases for domestic...

After dramatic veto threat, Trump signs spending bill

President Donald Trump grudgingly signed a $1.3 trillion federal spending measure Friday and averted a midnight government shutdown — but only after undercutting his...

Spending bill no one read but voted for anyway

The Republican Congress passed a $1.3 trillion spending for fiscal 2018 (which began on Oct. 1 of last year) and adds $140 billion in...

Congress approves $1.3 trillion spending bill

Congress gave final approval Friday to a giant $1.3 trillion spending bill that ends the budget battles for now, but only after late scuffles...

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...

Spending bill tops $1.3 trillion in first round of funding

Talks over a $1.3 trillion government spending bill neared completion Wednesday as the White House and Capitol Hill Democrats ironed out deals on a...