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.
Senate Votes to Reopen Government, Passes Budget DealThe Senate voted early Friday to reopen the government and pass a $400 billion budget deal, handing the measure off to the House for a pre-dawn debate.
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.
Pelosi Against Budget Deal Without Vote On DACAHouse Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says she and many fellow Democrats will oppose an expected bipartisan budget deal unless Republicans allow the chamber to vote on legislation protecting immigrants.
Shutdown Less Likely As Senate Closes In On Budget AgreementBuoyed by the sudden likelihood of a budget pact, lawmakers are on track avoid a repeat of last month's government shutdown — though President Donald Trump unexpectedly raised the possibility of closing things down again if he can't have his way on immigration.
President Trump Signs Bill To Reopen GovernmentThe White House said President Donald Trump has signed a bill reopening the government, ending a 69-hour display of partisan dysfunction after Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations.
Harris, Progressives Fume After Vote To End Government ShutdownProgressive groups were incensed by the Senate's 81-18 vote Monday to reopen the government at the urging of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.
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.
House Passes Bill To Keep Government OpenThe House has passed a temporary government-wide funding bill that would avert a government shutdown this weekend.
Ryan Presses Dems To Back Bill Keeping Government OpenHouse Speaker Paul Ryan tried pressuring Democrats on Wednesday to back legislation preventing a weekend federal shutdown.
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.
Feinstein Against Spending Bill With No Immigrant ProtectionImmigrant groups hailed her comments as a victory after organizing protests outside of her office urging her not to back a bill that didn't include legislation known as the "Dream Act."