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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...

Senate hopes to stop election hacking

With the 2018 primary season already underway, leaders of the Senate intelligence committee are launching an effort to protect U.S. elections from a repeat...

Senate rolls back Dodd-Frank bank regulations

The Senate passed bipartisan legislation Wednesday designed to ease bank rules that were enacted to prevent a relapse of the 2008 financial crisis that...

Senate Enters Immigration Debate With Trump As The Wild Card

The Senate begins a rare, open-ended debate on immigration and the fate of the “Dreamer” immigrants on Monday, and Republican senators say they’ll introduce...

Senate Approves Free Spending Budget Bill 71-28

The second government shutdown in three weekend began at midnight Thursday but the Senate went back into session at one minute past midnight and...

Bipartisan spending bill emerges from Senate

Senate leaders announced Wednesday they have sealed agreement on a two-year budget pact that would shower both the Pentagon and domestic programs with almost...

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...

Senators agree to end government shutdown

Democrats lined up behind a plan to reopen the federal government Monday as the Senate began a key vote. Senators predicted a proposal to fund...

Shutdown continues amid fading hopes for a deal

The government shutdown is set to sow more disruption and political peril Monday after the Senate inched closer but ultimately fell short of an...