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Spending bill no one read but voted for anyway

The Republican Congress passed a $1.3 trillion spending for fiscal 2018 (which began on Oct. 1 of last year) and adds $140 billion in...

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...

House approves $1.3 trillion spending bill

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a $1.3 trillion spending bill to avert a government shutdown and fund federal agencies through Sept....

GOP considers lawsuit, recount in Pennsylvania House race loss

Republicans eyed a recount and a lawsuit over perceived irregularities in a closely watched U.S. House race in Pennsylvania where Democrat Conor Lamb clung...

From classified report to contentious political issue

In the two weeks since the #Releasethememo hashtag first sprouted on Twitter, a secret congressional report on the Russia investigation has gone from an...

Congress approves stopgap spending bill

Congress on Thursday passed a stopgap spending bill to prevent a government shutdown this weekend and buy time for challenging talks on a wide...

Amid sexual harassment charges, Conyers announces retirement

U.S. Rep. John Conyers — beset with allegations of sexual harassment by former staff members — announced his retirement Tuesday, bringing to an end...

Anti sexual harassment legislation passes House

Pressured to respond to burgeoning sexual misconduct allegations, the House easily approved a bipartisan measure Wednesday requiring annual anti-harassment training for lawmakers and aides...

House plans vote on sexual harassment training

Rocked by allegations of sexual misconduct, the House is moving ahead on legislation to require anti-sexual harassment training for all members and their staffs. The...

House tax chair: ‘No’ to dropping tax deductions

The chairman of the House’s tax-writing committee is expressing confidence that chamber won’t go along with the Senate’s proposal to eliminate the deduction for...