Congress OKs $1.3 Trillion Budget, Averting Another ShutdownSenate passage shortly after midnight averted a third federal shutdown this year, an outcome both parties wanted to avoid.
Americans Say Congress Is Listening To All The Wrong PeopleIn red, blue or purple states, in middle America or on the coasts, most Americans loathe the nation's legislature.
Congress Takes On Immigration Issue Amid Election PressuresThe Senate begins a rare, open-ended debate on immigration and the fate of the "Dreamer" immigrants on Monday, and Republican senators say they'll introduce President Donald Trump's plan.
Trump Signs Budget Deal, Government To ReopenPresident Donald Trump on Friday signed a $400 billion budget deal that sharply boosts spending and swells the federal deficit, ending a brief federal government shutdown.
Midnight Shutdown Creeps Closer As Congress Debates BudgetWith a midnight government shutdown creeping closer, both Republicans and Democrats grappled with internal party divisions in advance of hoped-for showdown votes Thursday night on a massive budget deal.
Statue Of Bay Area Lawmaker Tom Lantos Unveiled In HungaryLantos, the only Holocaust survivor ever to serve in the U.S. Congress, was unveiled Thursday in his childhood district in Budapest.
No Deal; Federal Shutdown Continues Into Work WeekThe government shutdown will extend into the workweek as the Senate appeared to inch closer to ending a partisan stalemate late Sunday but fell short of agreement.
Yosemite, Alcatraz Remain Open Amid Federal Shutdown, Muir Woods Closed Yosemite National Park and Alcatraz remained open to visitors Sunday while several other National Parks shuttered their doors amid the federal government shutdown.
As Government Shutdown Begins, Blame Game Revs UpThe Republican-controlled Congress scheduled an unusual weekend session to begin considering a three-week version of a short-term spending measure and Pres. Trump tweeted that Democrats "wanted to give me a nice present" to mark the start of his second year in office.
Government Shuts Down After Senate Negotiations Fizzle; Trump Calls Democrats 'Losers'The federal government shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday, marring the one-year anniversary of Pres. Trump's inauguration in a striking display of Washington dysfunction.
Shutdown Deadline Nears; No Accord In Trump-Schumer MeetingPresident Donald Trump and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer met Friday afternoon in an eleventh-hour effort to avert a government shutdown.
California Lawmaker Sounds Alarm On Computer Chip Security FlawsA California congressman warns of widespread computer chip flaws that may expose individuals, businesses and government to data theft.