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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...

Federal Government Shuts Down…Again

The federal government shutdown for the second time in three weeks at midnight Thursday after a procedural vote called by Kentucky Senator Rand Paul...

Two-year spending bill comes to a vote Thursday

In what has become a routine for last-minute decisions that might or might not result in another government shutdown, the GOP-controlled Congress votes Thursday...

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...

Trump calls immigrants ‘criminals,’ singles out actions

Making his case for tighter border security, President Donald Trump has repeatedly linked immigration to criminality, highlighting immigrant gang violence, calling family reunification a...

Intel officials: Can we trust Congress with classified files?

Top intelligence and law enforcement officials warn that last week’s release of a congressional memo alleging FBI surveillance abuse could have wide-ranging repercussions: Spy...

Trillion-dollar deficits returning to America

The era of trillion-dollar budget deficits is about to make a comeback — and a brewing budget deal could mean their return comes just...

Congress snuck in higher deficits to end shutdown

The deal that ended the government shutdown also further cut taxes, adding billions more to the national deficit. The tax cuts were a little noticed...

A budget deal with no winners, just losers

The first government shutdown of Donald Trump’s presidency spanned 69 hours. That was as long as Democrats could, or would, stand united against a Republican-backed...

Trump signs bill to put government back to work

President Donald Trump signed a bill reopening the government late Monday, ending a 69-hour display of partisan dysfunction after Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily...