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Deal may give Trump ‘a little’ of his wall money

Congressional bargainers are working toward a border security deal amid indications that the White House is preparing to accept a bipartisan agreement that would...

Partial government shutdown begins as stalemate continues

A partial federal shutdown took hold early Saturday after Democrats refused to meet President Donald Trump’s demands for $5 billion to start erecting his...

Like his presidency, Trump’s border wall hopes crumble

Donald Trump’s loyal supporters cried “Build the wall!” throughout his 2016 presidential campaign. Come 2020, they may well still be chanting for Trump to...

Trump to GOP Congress: ‘Where’s my wall money?’

President Donald Trump says a spending plan pushed by congressional Republicans is “ridiculous” because funding for a border wall with Mexico that Trump has...

Trump threatens another government shutdown

President Donald Trump has warned Congress that he will never sign another foot-tall, $1 trillion-plus government-wide spending bill like the one he did in...

Immigrant Dreamers never really had a chance

An effort to protect young Dreamer immigrants from deportation never really had much chance of squeezing into the last bill Congress must pass this...

Congressional budget leaves most dissatisfied

Congressional leaders have finalized a sweeping $1.3 trillion budget bill that substantially boosts military and domestic spending but leaves behind young immigrant “Dreamers,” deprives...

Congress passes budget. Can America afford it?

Congress managed to accomplish something in the wee hours of Friday morning.  It actually passed a bipartisan spending bill that keeps the government on...

Congress Approves budget, Trump Signs Off To Reopen The Federal Government

In what turned out to be a major bipartisan effort from a fractured Congress, the House of Representatives Friday morning approved a comprehensive, but...

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...