The climate change plan has broad support among Democratic activists, and all six of the 2020 presidential contenders serving in the Senate have signed on as co-sponsors, putting it at the forefront of the party’s sprawling primary race.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has indicated that he will sign a spending bill to keep the government open, but also plans to issue an emergency declaration to build a wall or physical barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border, Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday. “I’ve just had an opportunity to speak with President […]
Funding for federal agencies ran out at midnight on Friday, and was not renewed amid a dispute between U.S. President Donald Trump and Democrats over immigration.
Republicans and Democrats appeared to harden their positions on Sunday as both sides hunkered down for what could be a prolonged fight.
Lawmakers and Trump’s White House failed to hash out a deal to avert the shutdown, with the parties clashing over federal spending and proposals to protect some 700,000 younger immigrants from deportation.
WASHINGTON — The federal government officially ran out of funding at midnight on Saturday, passing a deadline to avert a shutdown after the Senate failed to pass a short-term spending bill. A late Friday evening Senate vote on a House funding bill failed to garner 60 votes needed. But the vote was held open for […]
In a little more than two days, funding for the federal government will expire and, unless Congress comes to an agreement on a new spending plan, there will be a shutdown. On Wednesday, there were few signs on Capitol Hill that lawmakers were coalescing around a plan. Rather, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pitched a […]
Roy Moore reportedly told his campaign staff that he will not step down, despite allegations that he sexually assaulted minors.
The last-gasp Republican drive to tear down President Barack Obama’s health care law essentially died Monday.
“We think this has a very good chance,” Donald Trump said.