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Congress clears temporary spending measure
WASHINGTON -- The 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.
GOP faces scramble to pass tax package
McCain treated for viral infection
It’s a done deal: Congress wraps up massive tax package
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congressional Republicans delivered an epic overhaul of U.S. tax laws to President Donald Trump on Wednesday, bringing generous tax cuts for corporations and the wealthiest Americans while providing smaller cuts for middle- and low-income families.
Democratic congressional candidate talks health care reform, LGBTQ rights at town hall
Health care, mass incarceration and LGBTQ rights were the main topics of U.S. House District 26 candidate Will Fisher's town hall meeting Wednesday night at Denton County Brewing Co.
Congress averts shutdown, sends Trump spending bill
WASHINGTON -- Congress on Thursday passed a stopgap spending bill to prevent a government shutdown this weekend and buy time for challenging talks on a wide range of unfinished business on Capitol Hill. The shutdown reprieve came as all sides issued optimistic takes on an afternoon White House meeting between top congressional leaders and President Donald Trump.
Texas trading House seniority for newcomers
Rep. Hensarling latest GOP House retirement
Franken announces resignation from Senate amid allegations
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Minnesota Sen. Al Franken said Thursday he will resign from Congress in coming weeks following a wave of sexual misconduct allegations and a collapse of support from his Democratic colleagues, a swift political fall for a once-rising Democratic star.
House passes bill to renew flood insurance program
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House on Tuesday backed legislation that will increase flood insurance premiums for many property owners to help firm up a program under stress from ever-more frequent and powerful storms.
House set to pass $36.5B for hurricane, wildfire relief
House passes GOP budget in key step for upcoming tax debate
Retired general: Nuclear launch order can be refused
WASHINGTON -- A retired Air Force general told the Senate on Tuesday that an order from President Donald Trump or any of his successors to launch nuclear weapons can be refused by the top officer at U.S. Strategic Command if that order is determined to be illegal.