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Senate, 51-49, limits debate, forwards Kavanaugh for final vote

A deeply divided Senate pushed Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination past a key procedural hurdle Friday, setting up a likely final showdown this weekend...

Undecided Senators determine Kavanaugh’s fate

The Senate is poised to take a crucial vote Friday on whether to advance Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court as key Republican...

Trump to House: ‘Take care of the kids’

President Donald Trump told House Republicans he is “1,000 percent” behind their rival immigration bills, providing little clear direction for party leaders searching for...

House GOP leaders consider immigration options

House Republican leaders are trying to craft legislation on immigration issues that have stalled in Congress for years, the outcome of a truce between...

After dramatic veto threat, Trump signs spending bill

President Donald Trump grudgingly signed a $1.3 trillion federal spending measure Friday and averted a midnight government shutdown — but only after undercutting his...

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...