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Senate Approves $1 Trillion Spending Bill To Keep Federal Government Open

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

The bipartisan spending bill now goes to President Trump for signature. It keeps the federal government funded through September, when a bigger fight over items including a border wall is expected.


Congress Passes Spending Bill To Avoid Shutdown, Again Punts On Health Care

Friday, April 28, 2017

The House and Senate approved a short-term measure on Friday that funds the government for another week.


Easing Shutdown Worries, Trump Relents On Another Major Hurdle

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

After walking back a demand for border wall funding, President Trump is no longer threatening to stop health care subsidies under Obamacare, as conservatives renew a bid to repeal and replace the law.


Congress Returns Amid Pressure To Revisit Derailed Health Care Efforts

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Congress returned from a two-week break with a shutdown looming and pressure to go back to their derailed efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare.


Congress Focuses On Averting Shutdown, But Trump Wants More In Budget Deal

Monday, April 24, 2017

Congress must act by Friday to avoid a partial government shutdown on Donald Trump's 100th day in office. That could be complicated as the White House pushes a border wall, health care and taxes.


An Opening For Trump In Deep Blue Oregon

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Donald Trump came within 600 votes of winning in Oregon's 4th congressional district, where the fading logging industry remains important. Democrats have represented the area for over 40 years.


An Unexpected Political Toss-Up: Southwest Oregon

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Oregon's 4th District was a close race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. The reason for the tight race has a lot to do with logging, a fading but locally important industry.


Voters Back Home Don't Mind If Mark Meadows Bucks Authority

Monday, April 17, 2017

Rather than resent Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C, for rebellious moves like torpedoing the GOP's replacement for Obamacare, voters outside Asheville are showing support for the legislator.


Congressional Leaders Urge Trump Administration For Broader Syria Strategy

Friday, April 07, 2017

Lawmakers voiced cautious support for the decision to launch strikes in Syria, but leading voices in both parties want the administration to collaborate with Congress on where the strategy goes now.


After Health Care Fight, House Freedom Caucus Considers Next Steps

Thursday, March 30, 2017

The group led GOP opposition in the Obama years, but after torpedoing efforts to overhaul health care led by President Trump, the Freedom Caucus is sorting out how to work with fellow Republicans.


House Freedom Caucus Faces Pressure After Sinking Health Care Bill

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

House Freedom Caucus conservatives were largely responsible for sinking the GOP health care bill last week. Now they're under pressure as party leadership looks to show they can govern effectively.