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As deficit soars, Trump’s budget DOA

The federal budget deficit is ballooning on President Donald Trump’s watch and few in Washington seem to care. And even if they did, the political...

Fact Check: Lies and more lies from Trump

President Donald Trump is distorting the truth on U.S. economic growth and jobs, pointing to record-breaking figures that don’t exist and not telling the...

GOP election plans: Cut taxes, boost deficit

As November’s U.S. elections approach, Republicans in the House of Representatives and the Trump administration are planning another deficit-financed tax-cut plan, but one widely...

Trump’s Budget Will Bring Huge Deficits

President Donald Trump is proposing a $4 trillion-plus budget for next year that projects a $1 trillion or so federal deficit and — unlike...

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 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...

Two-year spending bill comes to a vote Thursday

In what has become a routine for last-minute decisions that might or might not result in another government shutdown, the GOP-controlled Congress votes Thursday...

Trillion-dollar deficits returning to America

The era of trillion-dollar budget deficits is about to make a comeback — and a brewing budget deal could mean their return comes just...

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...

Republicans scramble to sell tax ‘reform’

Senate Republicans are stepping quickly to meet competing demands of holdout GOP senators for a tax overhaul package expected to add $1 trillion to...