Despite discord on everything from Mexican border wall funding to health care reform, Senate leaders agree on one priority for the bill to keep the government open: health care for coal miners.
Despite discord on everything from Mexican border wall funding to health care reform, Senate leaders agree on one priority for the bill to keep the government open: health care for coal miners.
Extending the border wall with Mexico may not force the government to shut down at midnight on Friday, but one more contentious issue still could: What to do about payments to insurance companies.
Extending the border wall with Mexico may not force the government to shut down at midnight on Friday, but one more contentious issue still could: What to do about payments to insurance companies.
The leaders of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee said Tuesday that retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, may have broken the law by failing to inform the U.S. government that he accepted money from foreign governments.
The leaders of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee said Tuesday that retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, may have broken the law by failing to inform the U.S. government that he accepted money from foreign governments.
The Trump administration will have to balance its desire to slash staffing levels at the Environmental Protection Agency with the political challenge of cutting resources at regional offices.
The Trump administration will have to balance its desire to slash staffing levels at the Environmental Protection Agency with the political challenge of cutting resources at regional offices.
President Donald Trump's recent memorandum ordering the Treasury Department to examine the process for winding down failing banks — embedded in a landmark 2010 law — is reigniting questions on what could replace it.
President Donald Trump's recent memorandum ordering the Treasury Department to examine the process for winding down failing banks — embedded in a landmark 2010 law — is reigniting questions on what could replace it.
With a deadline approaching to fund the government, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Congress could get it done if President Donald Trump will get out of the way.
With a deadline approaching to fund the government, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Congress could get it done if President Donald Trump will get out of the way.
Businessman Greg Gianforte and musician Rob Quist — the Republican and Democrat facing off in Montana's at-large special election — released dueling campaign commercials featuring shotguns on Thursday, and on Friday, Quist was going back on the airwaves.
Businessman Greg Gianforte and musician Rob Quist — the Republican and Democrat facing off in Montana's at-large special election — released dueling campaign commercials featuring shotguns on Thursday, and on Friday, Quist was going back on the airwaves.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is seeking more details on the Trump Organization's stated plans to donate all payments from foreign governments to the U.S. Treasury Department.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is seeking more details on the Trump Organization's stated plans to donate all payments from foreign governments to the U.S. Treasury Department.
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Washington Brief: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

Congress has until midnight on April 28 to pass a spending bill that would keep the government open. While many lawmakers are hoping the funding measure will extend through the remainder of the fiscal year, which ends on Sept. 30, there is also talk of passing a short-term extension in order to buy more time to negotiate a deal that extends through September.

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