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The House a cleared a must-pass bill Thursday night to fund the government through Feb. 16, sending the measure to the Senate as lawmakers scramble to..
After sodden hillsides thundered into Montecito, obliterating scores of homes and killing nearly two dozen people, seven days went by before President..
Oregon aggressively expanded its Medicaid rolls under the Affordable Care Act, adding enough people to leave only 5 percent of its population uninsure..
A top manager who supervises the Environmental Protection Agency program responsible for cleaning up the nation's most contaminated properties and wat..
The government shutdown will remain in effect going into Monday, after senators failed to come to an agreement to end it late Sunday night. Majority L..
Washington (CNN)–Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pledged Sunday to take up legislation to address the expiring Deferred Action for Childhood Ar..
From his office’s second-story window in Lower Manhattan, Stephen A. Briganti could see dozens of tourists “milling about” over the weekend, trying to..
Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr., a Pennsylvania Democrat facing re­election this year in a state that narrowly voted to put Donald Trump in the White House, ..
It was a vivid drama of personalities and power, shifting alliances and clashing egos, played out live on the Senate floor as the government barreled ..
THE TICKER Why is the Trump administration sending so many people to Davos?  The question is preoccupying Trump-watchers of every stripe as the global..
With a government shutdown in its second day Sunday, congressional leaders in both parties searched for an exit ramp as moderate Republicans and Democ..
RICHMOND — Gov. Ralph Northam said Friday was the best day yet of his young governorship, and not just because he felt he’d gotten his relationship wi..
House and Senate lawmakers engaged in another round of negotiations to end the government shutdown as the impasse continued into the second day, with ..
With a government shutdown in its second day Sunday, congressional leaders in both parties searched for an exit ramp as moderate Republicans and Democ..
House Speaker Paul Ryan told CBS News' "Face the Nation" that the House is ready to accept a Republican-proposed spending bill that would end the gove..
WASHINGTON - Bitterly divided over immigration and the fates of hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants, Congress was poised to stop fu..
The concern is that if additional trauma centers are built, the trauma teams at BAMC — the U.S. Department of Defense’s only Level I trauma center — w..
In this Dec. 27, 2017, photo, Community Council health care navigator Fidel Castro Hernandez, center, listens to legal U.S. resident Maria Ana Pina, l..
As a government shutdown entered its second day Sunday, Congress and President Trump were poised to face deepening criticism unless they made a deal t..
The number of legal immigrants from Latin American nations who access public health services and enroll in federally subsidized insurance plans has di..
A woman's ordeal after being left on the street by hospital staff highlighted the problem of patient dumping. Her family says her case also highlights..
The first day of a federal shutdown ended much as it began Saturday, with Democrats and Republicans hardened in a stalemate of angry finger-pointing a..
People Thousands of people gather Friday on the National Mall for abortion opponents' annual March for Life. (Photo by Salwan Georges/The Washington P..
The federal government shut down for the first time in more than four years Friday after senators rejected a temporary spending patch and bipartisan e..
AP photo House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. (center), accompanied by his Press Secretary AshLee Strong, walks to the Capitol Building on Thursday from th..
In a remarkable, televised 55-minute meeting with about two dozen Democratic and Republican lawmakers earlier this month, President Trump twice procla..
The elements that produced this weekend’s government shutdown sum up the first year of Donald Trump’s presidency: a dealmaking chief executive who can..
One by one, the rank-and-file House Republicans exited their closed-door huddle Saturday morning and stuck to the same script: Their position was stro..
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of federal employees began their weekends gripped with doubt, uncertain of when they’ll be able to return to work and how ..
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the budget battle in Congress (all times local): 12:50 p.m. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is accusing President..
The United States government has shut down for the second time in five years. After a week of playing chicken, Congress failed on Friday to pass a spe..
WASHINGTON -- The federal government stopped operating at midnight, halting all but essential services, after the Senate came 10 votes short of reachi..
White House chiefs of staff often play a major role in negotiating with Congress. Kelly, a retired Marine general, is known for his discipline, as wel..
AP photo House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. (center), accompanied by his Press Secretary AshLee Strong (right), walks to the Capitol Building Thursday fr..
FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2017, file photo, workers are shown at San Jacinto River Waste Pits near the Interstate 10 bridge over the river in Channelvi..
The House on Thursday passed a GOP-backed short-term spending bill that would fund the government through Feb. 16. The vote was 230-197, with a handfu..
CORAOPOLIS, Pa. — President Trump’s visit to western Pennsylvania Thursday looked, sounded and felt at times like a campaign stop — complete with pres..
  He's consistently shifted his position on immigration, so much so that a bipartisan deal fell through just in time for frustrated Democrats to threa..
The House approved a short-term spending bill Thursday to avoid a government shutdown, sending the measure to the Senate where Democrats said they hav..
If Congress doesn't reach agreement on crucial immigration issues and pass a spending bill, the costly consequence would be a government shutdown. (Jo..
President Trump is angry with his chief of staff, John Kelly, for describing his past immigration comments as “uninformed” on Wednesday and generally ..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Legislation to avoid a U.S. government shutdown at midnight on Friday advanced in Congress, as the House of Representatives on ..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Legislation to avoid a U.S. government shutdown at midnight on Friday advanced in Congress, as the House of Representatives on ..
As GOP leaders scrambled Thursday for votes to avert a federal shutdown, President Trump undermined the effort with a morning tweet opposing part of t..
It sounds like a catastrophe: a federal government shutdown. But for most Tennesseans, the potential impact would be minimal if Congress doesn't reach..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans plowed ahead on Thursday with efforts to reach agreement on a temporary extension of government fundi..
A government shutdown is a bit of a misnomer. Yes, many federal institutions will be closed and hundreds of thousands of employees will be furloughed,..
President Donald Trump, whose party controls both houses of Congress, said "it's up to the Democrats" to avert a government shutdown. Earlier Thursday..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump complicated Republican efforts on Thursday to reach agreement on a temporary extension of government fun..
Republican leaders in Congress stepped up their efforts to pass a temporary extension in funding and prevent the federal government from shutting down..