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November 19, 2019
House passes short-term spending measure as talks falter
The House passed a short-term spending bill Tuesday that would keep federal agencies running for another month in hopes the ...
November 19, 2019
House Democrats propose stopgap bill to prevent shutdown
House Democrats released a temporary government-wide funding bill Monday to forestall a shutdown and give negotiators through ...
November 13, 2019
Pact reached to avert government shutdown through Dec. 20
A top House lawmaker announced Tuesday that Congress will pass a governmentwide temporary spending bill to keep the ...
October 31, 2019
Border wall, impeachment battle imperil budget progress
The Senate passed a long-overdue, $209 billion bundle of bipartisan spending bills Thursday, but a bitter fight over funding ...
October 23, 2019
Once a budget line, Ukraine aid now roils Trump's presidency
The military assistance package for Ukraine that's at the center of the impeachment inquiry started as a mere line item in ...
October 16, 2019
Democrats protest $200M in additional border wall transfers
President Donald Trump has quietly transferred more than $200 million from Pentagon counterdrug efforts toward building his ...
October 13, 2019
Impeachment dominates, but much other work awaits Congress
Impeachment may have leapfrogged to the top of the national agenda, but members of Congress still have their day jobs as ...
October 10, 2019
Powerful Democratic Rep. Nita Lowey of New York to retire
Rep. Nita Lowey, the first woman to lead the powerful House Appropriations Committee and a 31-year veteran of Congress, ...
October 03, 2019
Kerby Jean-Raymond slams influential fashion publication
Kerby Jean-Raymond of Pyer Moss has called out Imran Amed, founder and editor in chief of the influential publication The ...
September 30, 2019
Controversial wild horse plan headed to Senate floor
Congress is closer to approving a contentious wild horse initiative backed by national animal welfare groups and the ...
September 29, 2019
Large chunk of border wall funding diverted from tiny Guam
President Donald Trump is raising a large chunk of the money for his border wall with Mexico by deferring several military ...
September 28, 2019
Trump claim on stalled aid for Ukraine draws new scrutiny
President Donald Trump has said he withheld nearly $400 million in military aid from Ukraine because of corruption in the ...
September 27, 2019
Former Alabama congressman Jack Edwards dies at 91
Former U.S. Rep. Jack Edwards of Alabama, who served 10 terms in Congress and was in the first wave of Deep South ...
September 26, 2019
Senate sends Trump stopgap spending bill, averting shutdown
The Senate passed a temporary government-wide funding bill on Thursday that staves off the risk of a government shutdown ...
September 24, 2019
Trump's Senate Republican allies give OK to $5B wall request
President Donald Trump's Senate GOP allies are pushing to give him his full $5 billion request to build about 200 miles (322 ...
September 20, 2019
Key Senate panel approves $250 million for election security
A key Senate panel on Thursday approved $250 million to help states beef up their election systems, freeing up the money ...
September 19, 2019
Democrats block Pentagon bill amid border wall battle
Senate Democrats Wednesday blocked debate on the almost $700 billion Pentagon budget and other spending bills amid a feud ...
September 18, 2019
Democrats push ahead with short-term bill to avoid shutdown
Democrats controlling the House are steering clear of controversy in a short-term, government-wide spending measure that's ...
September 13, 2019
GOP rejects cuts to wall funding, Dems threaten filibuster
A Republican-controlled Senate committee on Thursday rejected Democratic attempts to cut President Donald Trump's latest ...
September 13, 2019
HUD watchdog clears Carson in $31,000 dining set order
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's independent watchdog on Thursday cleared Secretary Ben Carson of any ...
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