Pentagon May Tap Military Pay, Pensions for Border Wall
Durbin says the funds are available because recruitment is down and an early military retirement program is underutilized.
House OKs Democrats' Bill Blocking Trump Emergency on Wall
Democrats rammed legislation through the House that would stymie Trump's bid for billions of extra dollars for his wall.
Budget Deal Allows Far Less Money than Trump Wanted for Wall
Republicans were desperate to avoid another bruising shutdown.
Senate Rejects Rival Dem, GOP Plans for Reopening Government
A splintered Senate swatted down competing Democratic and Republican plans for ending the 34-day partial government shutdown.
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enate leaders on Tuesday agreed to vote this week on two competing proposals to end the government shutdown.
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The House vote put to bed a five-and-a-half hour federal freeze that relatively few would notice.
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Tea party forces have swung against the plan, raising questions about its chances before a government shutdown deadline.
Senate Leaders Announce Two-Year Budget Pact
The agreement is aimed at averting a government shutdown Thursday at midnight.
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Lawmakers are on track to avoid a repeat of last month's government shutdown.
Train Carrying GOP Lawmakers Hits Truck, 1 on Truck Killed
No lawmakers or aides were injured, but the White House said one person was killed and another seriously injured.
US Government Shuts Down as Partisan Blame Game Heats Up
Last-minute negotiations crumbled as Senate Democrats blocked a four-week stopgap extension in a late-night vote.
Congress Likely Racing Toward a Government Shutdown
A bitterly-divided Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown this weekend.
Speaker: Legal Steps to Stop Obama from Closing Guantanamo
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Republicans are taking legal steps to stop President Obama from closing the prison at Guantanamo...
Senate OKs Budget and Debt Deal, Sends Measure to Obama
Congress early Friday sent President Barack Obama an ambitious budget and debt measure that averts a catastrophic national de...
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Air Force Wants Both F-35 and F-15EX. But if Forced to Choose, It's No Contest: SecAF
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The Marine Corps pilot who ejected from his jump jet before it crashed in North Carolina was released with no injuries.
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