U.S. Government Shuts Down As Democrats, Republicans Point Finger At Each OtherThe federal government shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday, halting all but the most essential operations and marring the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration in a striking display of Washington dysfunction.
Divided Congress Appears To Be Racing Towards A ShutdownA bitterly-divided Congress is hurtling toward a government shutdown this weekend.
House Passes Stopgap Funding Bill To Avert Government ShutdownThe House has passed a temporary government-wide funding bill that would avert a government shutdown this weekend.
Conservatives Balk At GOP Plan To Avert Government Shutdown Hard-line conservatives are threatening to scuttle Republican leaders' plans to prevent a weekend government shutdown.
Familiar Partisan Clashes Face Lawmakers As Congress ReturnsLawmakers will be returning to some familiar partisan clashes as Congress begins its 2018 session.
Congress Clears Temporary Spending Bill To Avert ShutdownThe Republican-led Congress narrowly passed a temporary spending bill Thursday to avert a government shutdown, doing the bare minimum in a sprint toward the holidays and punting disputes on immigration, health care and the budget to next year.
5 House Dems Introduce Impeachment Articles Against TrumpFive Democrats have introduced articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.
Lawmakers Return Amid Effort To End 3-Month Budget StalemateLawmakers are to return to the Pennsylvania Capitol amid a three-month-old budget stalemate.
Democrats Say They Have Deal With Trump On Young ImmigrantsThe top House and Senate Democrats have announced an agreement with President Donald Trump to protect certain immigrants brought illegally to this country as children - along with some border security enhancements.
Senate Democrats Say 'No' To Cuts For Rich In GOP Tax PlanMost Senate Democrats and independents say upcoming legislation to rewrite the tax code should make sure the middle class doesn't pay more.
Top GOP Lawmakers Take Budget Differences Down To WirePennsylvania lawmakers are starting the second-to-last day of the state government's fiscal year, as top Republicans say little about how they'll deal with the state's biggest cash shortfall since the recession.
Senate Democrats Have Votes To Filibuster Supreme Court Nominee, Neil GorsuchSenate Democrats now have enough votes to try to block Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch with a filibuster, setting up a showdown with Republicans who plan to confirm him anyway.