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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...

New negotiation tactic: Keep a lid on Trump

As the shutdown of the federal government lumbered toward an end on Monday, President Donald Trump remained out of sight, suppressing his instincts to...

Government shutdown ending with Congressional approval

Congress sped toward reopening the government late Monday as Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations. They relented in return for Republican...

America is closed. Donald Trump and the GOP Congress shut...

Americans want to know how a government controlled by one party cannot keep the business of Uncle Sam open. They wonder how a president who...

Congress went to bed with government in limbo

After failing late Friday night to reach agreement on a short-term spending agreement to keep the government functioning, Congress adjourned in the wee hours...

Playing the blame game as gov’t shutdown looms

A bitterly-divided Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown this weekend in a partisan stare-down over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught...