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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...

GOP Coverup? House Intel Committee claims ‘no collusion’

Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee have completed a draft report concluding there was no collusion or coordination between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and...

GOP leaders to Trump: ‘Back off’ on tariff plans

In a remarkably public confrontation, House Speaker Paul Ryan and other Republican allies of President Donald Trump pleaded with him Monday to back away...

Republicans keeping low profiles in Washington

After last year’s successful drive to cut taxes, what does the majority party in Congress do for an encore? The answer for Republicans seems...

Trump’s constantly shifting stance on guns frustrates many

In his quest to tackle gun violence, President Donald Trump has ricocheted between calling for tougher laws and declaring his fealty to the Second...

Trump to Congress: Time to fight the NRA

President Donald Trump declared he’s willing to take on the National Rifle Association over gun legislation, but Republicans who control Congress aren’t so sure....

Congress returns to face voter anger over guns

After a 10-day break, members of Congress are returning to work under hefty pressure to respond to the outcry over gun violence. But no...