Building A Federal Budget
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Congress is working to approve a federal budget before the next fiscal year starts on Oct. 1.
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A New Budget Deal Will Likely Save The Government From Shutdown

Lawmakers reached a bipartisan agreement that will fund federal agencies through September, avoiding a government shutdown.


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Congress Just Passed A Bill To Avoid A Government Shutdown — For Now

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Trump Might Need Democrats' Support For Tax Reform

Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows
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Get Ready For Round 2 Of The GOP's Health Care Reform

Donald Trump
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Trump Backs Off Wall Deal, Would Settle For 'Border Security' Money

Sens. Mark Warner and Richard Burr
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Congress Is Its Own Obstacle In Russia Probe

President Donald Trump hosts Republican congressional leaders
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The Proposed Border Project Could Shut Down The Government

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When Congress Comes Back To D.C., Here's What They'll Be Working On

OBM Director Mick Mulvaney
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Republicans Offer Democrats A Dollar-For-Dollar Budget Deal

Rep. Tom MacArthur and Rep. Mark Meadows
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New Deal Aims To Bridge Republican Health Care Divide

Sen. Claire McCaskill
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One Senator Says The Partisan Divide In D.C. Isn't As Bad As It Seems

Rep. Jason Chaffetz
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One Of Congress' Most Powerful Figures Isn't Running For Re-election

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Another Government Shutdown? Here's Why This Keeps Happening

Jon Ossoff
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Georgia's Special Election Isn't Over Yet

Ron Estes
Ron Estes For Congress

GOP Holds On To House Seat In Kansas Special Election

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Now That SCOTUS Filibusters Are Gone, Legislative Ones Could Be Next

Mitt Romney
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Mitt Romney Might Run For US Senate In Utah In 2018

Senate Budget Committee Chairman Sen. Kent Conrad (D-ND) stands outside of the U.S. Capitol.
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The Senate Has Officially 'Gone Nuclear'

Rep. Devin Nunes talks to the media
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House Intel Chairman Devin Nunes Is Stepping Aside From Russia Probe

Mitch McConnell and Neil Gorsuch
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Cloture And The Nuclear Option: What To Know About The Gorsuch Vote

Judge Neil Gorsuch
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Senate Committee Votes To Approve Neil Gorsuch's SCOTUS Nomination

Representative Devin Nunes
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NYT: Nunes Got Surveillance Claims From White House Officials

President Trump and Paul Ryan
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President Trump And Paul Ryan Press Republicans For Lack Of Support

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People Are Raising Money To Buy Lawmakers' Internet Histories

Sens. Richard Burr and Mark Warner
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Senate Intel Committee Presents United Front On Russia Investigation

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol
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Bernie Sanders Will Reintroduce 'Medicare For All' Single-Payer Plan

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Democrats' Obamacare Celebrations Might Be Short-Lived

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GOP Pulls Obamacare Replacement Bill After Failing To Muster Votes

Paul Ryan explains the Republican health care plan.
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CBO: New GOP Health Care Bill Is More Expensive, Not More Effective

House Speaker Paul Ryan
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House Republicans Delay Vote On Bill To Repeal And Replace Obamacare

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Senate Votes To Let Internet Providers Sell Your Info To Advertisers