Articles Tagged 'Congress'

Battle rages over which is the ‘do-nothing’ party

by MIKE LILLIS -The Hill
November 29, 2019
As the first year of the 116th Congress nears an end, and the prospects for major legislative achievements have gone from bad to worse, the… READ MORE

McCain donors flip to Mark Kelly over Republican incumbent in key Arizona Senate race

Democrat Mark Kelly is receiving a boost for his Senate campaign from an unexpected source: campaign donors to the late Republican Sen. John McCain, who… READ MORE

Trump set for tumultuous ride with Congress

by JORDAIN CARNEY
March 8, 2019
President Trump is entering a tumultuous stretch in his rollercoaster relationship with Congress, setting up some of his biggest battles to date. Trump faces a… READ MORE

Congress close to a deal on border fencing, and Trump might take it

by Susan Ferrechio
February 8, 2019

House and Senate negotiators are closing in on a possible border security agreement that would fund new technology, additional border patrol agents, and likely some… READ MORE

Congressman calls on Justice Department to halt federal funding for Nation of Islam

by Alana Goodman
January 7, 2019
Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., Monday called on the Department of Justice to immediately halt federal funding to the Nation of Islam, after the Washington READ MORE

Trump corners Democrats with threat to kill NAFTA: ‘It is going to force Congress to act’

Democratic congressional leaders are loath to acknowledge it, but President Trump has them cornered with his threat to terminate NAFTA if his new trade deal… READ MORE

Republicans load up spending bill before Democrats take House control

by David Sherfinski
December 10, 2018
As the clock ticks down in Congress, Republican lawmakers are racing to load up the end-of-year spending legislation with their own priorities, figuring this is… READ MORE

Congress passes short-term funding bill, puts shutdown showdown off until Dec. 21

Congress passed a short-term spending bill Thursday to keep the government fully open through Dec. 21, giving lawmakers two more weeks to find a solution… READ MORE

New political realities test Pelosi, Democrats in lame-duck session

The House Democratic leader asked her lawmakers Monday to search for “common ground” with Republicans over the next few weeks as they return to Capitol… READ MORE

Congress braces for high-drama lame duck

by The Hill
November 12, 2018
Congress is returning to Washington this week for an end-of-the-year session that’s expected to be filled with high-stakes legislative flights and plenty of drama. Lawmakers… READ MORE

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