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Trump faces showdown on wall

President Donald Trump is unlikely to win congressional support for funds he wants for a proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall before an Oct. 1 deadline,...

Christie beached in New Jersey

Gov. Chris Christie, by his own admission, entered lame-duck territory on Tuesday, signing his final budget after a bruising three-day state government shutdown that...

Spending bill now in Senate

The House easily passed a $1.1 trillion governmentwide spending bill on Wednesday, awarding wins to both Democrats and Republicans while putting off until later...

Congress halts shutdown…for a week

With just hours to spare, Congress easily approved a short-term spending bill Friday that would prevent a partial federal shutdown over the weekend. But...

Trump backs off on wall funds demand

Bipartisan bargainers are making progress toward a budget deal to prevent a partial federal shutdown this weekend, a major hurdle overcome when President Donald...

Trump demands funds for border wall

Money for the wall President Donald Trump wants to build along the U.S. border with Mexico must be part of the massive spending bill...

Government shutdown in Trump’s future?

Add a potential government shutdown to President Donald Trump's growing roster of headaches. Beneath the capital's radar looms a vexing problem — a catchall spending...

Another government shutdown averted…barely

With less than hour to spare, the Senate late Friday backed legislation averting a government shutdown as coal-state Democrats retreated on long-term health care...

Coal miner benefits dog government shutdown debate

Hours to a government shutdown, coal-state Senate Democrats blocked swift action on a stopgap spending bill over benefits for retired miners and pressed President-elect...

Congress sends temporary spending bill to Obama

A temporary funding measure that would keep the government open past a midnight deadline should make its way to President Barack Obama on Wednesday...