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Senate approves interim spending bill, House vote set

As a potentially catastrophic hurricane heads for the Carolinas, Congress is moving to avert a legislative disaster that could lead to a partial government...

Trump plays guessing game on government shutdown

Will he or won’t he? President Donald Trump is sowing confusion about whether he’s committed to keeping the government open through the fall elections or...

Trump threatens another government shutdown

President Donald Trump said Sunday he’d be willing to shut down the government if Democrats refuse to vote for his immigration proposals, including building...

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...

Federal Government Shuts Down…Again

The federal government shutdown for the second time in three weeks at midnight Thursday after a procedural vote called by Kentucky Senator Rand Paul...

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...

A budget deal with no winners, just losers

The first government shutdown of Donald Trump’s presidency spanned 69 hours. That was as long as Democrats could, or would, stand united against a Republican-backed...

Government shutdown ending with Congressional approval

Congress sped toward reopening the government late Monday as Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations. They relented in return for Republican...

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...