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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...

Shutdowns just another political power play?

Threatening to shutter the federal government unless demands are met — who would do that? Members of both parties, it turns out. And both sides...

GOP leaders, right-wing at odds over possible gov’t shutdown

Hard-line conservatives are threatening to scuttle Republican leaders’ plans to prevent a weekend government shutdown and saying GOP leaders lack the votes to push...

Sexual harassment in Congress and taxpayers foot the bill

Winsome Packer, and adviser to Democratic Rep. Alcee Hastings, lost her six-figure income, her job and her house after she accused her boss of...

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...

Somehow, Trump and Congress made it through the year

Donald Trump’s unpredictable, pugnacious approach to the presidency often worked against him as Republicans navigated a tumultuous but ultimately productive year in Congress. Trump’s major...

Stopgap spending bill averts government shutdown

The Republican-led Congress narrowly passed a temporary spending bill Thursday to avert a government shutdown, doing the bare minimum in a sprint toward the...