Articles Tagged 'Congress'
Battle rages over which is the ‘do-nothing’ party
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
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
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 IslamR
ep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., Monday called on the Department of Justice to immediately halt federal funding to the Nation of Islam, after the Washington
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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
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
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