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Deal reached on funding government through Sept. - WJLA;

Deal reached on funding government through Sept. - WJLA

WJLADeal reached on funding government through Sept.WJLAIn this photo taken Feb. 28, 2017, Capitol Hill in Washington. There's an unconventional new president in the White House and Republicans have a lock on Congress, but Washington is still up to its old tricks.Just as occurred repeatedly during the Obama ...and more »

US closer to deal to avoid govt shutdown - SBS

US closer to deal to avoid govt shutdownSBSA deal to keep funding through to government agencies may not including money for President Donald Trump's key campaign promise of a border wall. Source: AAP. 1 May 2017 - 7:20 AM UPDATED 1 MIN AGO ...and more »

Lawmakers find common ground on $1T plan to keep gov't open - 4029tv;

Lawmakers find common ground on $1T plan to keep gov't open - 4029tv

4029tvLawmakers find common ground on $1T plan to keep gov't open4029tvTop Capitol Hill negotiators are reporting progress toward a long-sought agreement on a massive $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the day-to-day operations of virtually every federal agency through Oct. 1. Advertisement. Aides say ...and more »

Revised GOP health care bill aims to win over conservative House members - The Salem News;

Revised GOP health care bill aims to win over conservative House members - The Salem News

The Salem NewsRevised GOP health care bill aims to win over conservative House membersThe Salem NewsWASHINGTON – Like she has done every week for the last three months, Kathy Adin, a 70-year-old retired school librarian, went to Congressman John Faso's upstate New York district office Friday to urge with him not to repeal the Affordable Care Act.and more »

Editorial: Time for Congress to re-evaluate the Affordable Care Act - Alton Telegraph;

Editorial: Time for Congress to re-evaluate the Affordable Care Act - Alton Telegraph

Alton TelegraphEditorial: Time for Congress to re-evaluate the Affordable Care ActAlton TelegraphIt wasn't long ago that Jim Jordan and the House Freedom Caucus were blamed for killing efforts to reform the Affordable Care Act. Now, the U.S. representative is being credited with bringing healthcare reform back to the realm of possibility. Last ...and more »

We Hear You: 'No More Reasons Why Congress Can't Totally Repeal Obamacare' - Daily Signal;

We Hear You: 'No More Reasons Why Congress Can't Totally Repeal Obamacare' - Daily Signal

Daily SignalWe Hear You: 'No More Reasons Why Congress Can't Totally Repeal Obamacare'Daily SignalHouse Speaker Paul Ryan, trailed by Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, arrives for an April 26 press conference on Capitol Hill. (Photo: Aaron P. Bernstein/Reuters/Newscom). Commentary By. Portrait of Ken McIntyre. Ken McIntyre / @KenMac55. Ken McIntyre ...and more »

Beyond 100 days, Trump faces more legislative challenges - goskagit.com;

Beyond 100 days, Trump faces more legislative challenges - goskagit.com

goskagit.comBeyond 100 days, Trump faces more legislative challengesgoskagit.comPresident Donald Trump waves as he walks across the south lawn of the White House in Washington late Saturday night, April 29, 2017, on this return from a rally in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/J. David Ake). Beyond 100 days, Trump faces more legislative ...and more »

Pence: 'I Hope' GOP Will Move Forward On Obamacare Repeal By End Of Year - TPM;

Pence: 'I Hope' GOP Will Move Forward On Obamacare Repeal By End Of Year - TPM

TPMPence: 'I Hope' GOP Will Move Forward On Obamacare Repeal By End Of YearTPMVice President Mike Pence on Sunday said that he “hopes” Congress will have a health care bill on President Donald Trump's desk by the end of the year, a far cry from Republicans' original push to pass legislation within his now-elapsed first 100 days.and more »

Government Shutdown Averted by Trump's Retreat on Border Wall Issue - Alive For Football

Government Shutdown Averted by Trump's Retreat on Border Wall IssueAlive For FootballPresident Donald Trump on Thursday deflected concerns that Congress may be unable to pass a new spending bill to keep government operations afloat. Now you selectively remind us that the election was won - based on the first part of the promise - and ...and more »

US Congress passes spending bill to avert shutdown - ClickLancashire;

US Congress passes spending bill to avert shutdown - ClickLancashire

ClickLancashireUS Congress passes spending bill to avert shutdownClickLancashireHouse members on Friday overwhelmingly approved a short-term spending bill that will prevent an a partial shutdown of the federal government over the weekend. Republican leaders in the House are scurrying to gather votes that will ensure their plan to ...and more »

A Trump victory on the border - St. George Daily Spectrum;

A Trump victory on the border - St. George Daily Spectrum

St. George Daily SpectrumA Trump victory on the borderSt. George Daily SpectrumDonald Trump's saber rattling may or may not deter Kim Jong Un, but it's had an effect south of the border. In the first few months of this year, illegal border crossings have dropped precipitously. It is an early proof of concept that yes, it is ...and more »

Congress doing bare minimum to keep government running - ClickLancashire;

Congress doing bare minimum to keep government running - ClickLancashire

ClickLancashireCongress doing bare minimum to keep government runningClickLancashireThe Republicans are going to use the subsidy payments to health insurers as their bargaining tool when they face the Democrats over the government spending allowance. They don't know what they're talking about. Cost estimates top $20 billion, and even ...and more »

Trump assures constructing the wall against Mexico border - Alive For Football;

Trump assures constructing the wall against Mexico border - Alive For Football

Alive For FootballTrump assures constructing the wall against Mexico borderAlive For FootballEver since he declared his candidacy, President Donald Trump has stood by the fiction that he somehow could make Mexico pay for the wall he wants to build along the U.S. -Mexico border. To amass the 60 votes needed there to pass the budget, ...and more »

Congress temporarily avoids government shutdown - pppFocus;

Congress temporarily avoids government shutdown - pppFocus

pppFocusCongress temporarily avoids government shutdownpppFocusThe measure now goes to Republican President Donald Trump to sign into law, preventing a shutdown of many parts of the federal government on Saturday, his 100th day in office. The Republican-led Congress on Friday passed a bill to avert a government ...and more »

US House votes on one-week government funding extension - Alive For Football;

US House votes on one-week government funding extension - Alive For Football

Alive For FootballUS House votes on one-week government funding extensionAlive For FootballThe House and Senate approved a short-term measure that funds the government for another week. During debate in the House, lawmakers expressed frustration at the inability of Congress to take care of the basic functions of government in a timely manner.and more »

NY Lawmakers Hatch Plan To Release President Trump's State Taxes - CBS New York;

NY Lawmakers Hatch Plan To Release President Trump's State Taxes - CBS New York

CBS New YorkNY Lawmakers Hatch Plan To Release President Trump's State TaxesCBS New YorkALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York Democrats have hatched a plan to get a look at Donald Trump's tax records by crafting a piece of legislation designed to get at his state returns that does everything but mention the Republican president by name ...and more »

Congress passes stopgap spending bill - Normangee Star

Congress passes stopgap spending billNormangee StarIt will keep the government open until the end of May 5, and give lawmakers more time to reach agreement on a larger bill that will provide funding for the rest of the current fiscal year which ends September 30. Lawmakers generally saw the so-called ...and more »

Border wall would be small hit on federal budget - pppFocus;

Border wall would be small hit on federal budget - pppFocus

pppFocusBorder wall would be small hit on federal budgetpppFocusDemocrats said they were anxious Republicans could try to attach language limiting family-planning funds or undo Wall Street reforms enacted after the 2007-09 financial crisis. But there are still obstacles to passing a spending bill by Friday, sources ...and more »

Congress passes short-term spending bill in effort to dodge shutdown - Normangee Star;

Congress passes short-term spending bill in effort to dodge shutdown - Normangee Star

Normangee StarCongress passes short-term spending bill in effort to dodge shutdownNormangee StarRepublican Representatives Mark Meadows of North Carolina, who also serves as Chairman of the House Freedom Caucus and Tom MacArthur of New Jersey, drafted the proposed changes to the American Health Care Act. Conservative members were ...and more »

Congress opts for stopgap measure to avoid government shutdown - Normangee Star;

Congress opts for stopgap measure to avoid government shutdown - Normangee Star

Normangee StarCongress opts for stopgap measure to avoid government shutdownNormangee StarPresident Donald Trump seems destined to serve his 100th day in office without House passage of a major Republican health care bill or enactment of a budget financing the government for the rest of this year. Regarding a planned vote on a revised plan ...and more »