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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...

Congress scrambles to avoid government shutdown

Lawmakers hope to approve a must-pass spending bill on Thursday as the clock ticks toward potential government shutdown this weekend. Despite the perilous situation, House...

Tax ‘reform’ deal done: Will it help or hurt?

Congressional Republicans delivered an epic overhaul of U.S. tax laws to President Donald Trump on Wednesday, bringing generous tax cuts for corporations and the...

Congress leaves lots of unfinished business

Congress is rushing to adjourn for Christmas, but it’s looking increasingly likely they are going to leave plenty of unfinished work. More than $80 billion...

With tax bill, GOP turns its back on tea party

The tea party class of 2010 vowed to usher in a new era for the Republican Party, one where conservatives clamoring for fiscal discipline...

Deficit-ridden tax bill headed for approval

Their long-sought political goal within grasp, Republicans in Congress are set to catapult sweeping $1.5 trillion tax legislation through the House, rolling over a...

Republicans: Real terrorists who threaten America

In a desperate move to put party before country, the Republican leadership of Congress is poised this week to rubber stamp a tax "reform...

GOP unhappy with Mueller, but wants him to remain

House Republicans ratcheted up criticism of special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian meddling Wednesday, questioning whether there was bias on his team of...

Republicans reach tax deal; vote coming soon

Congressional Republicans have reached a deal on final tax legislation, the U.S. Senate’s top Republican tax writer said on Wednesday, with President Donald Trump...

Countdown clock ticking for Trump, Republicans

Start the countdown clock on a momentous two weeks for President Donald Trump and the GOP-run Congress. Republicans are determined to deliver the first revamp...