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Massive $1.1 trillion spending bill unveiled; Democratic support for bill fades

Democratic support for a huge, $1.1 trillion spending bill funding every corner of government faded Wednesday as liberal lawmakers erupted over a provision that... Read more »

Dec. 10, 2014


Lawmakers agree on $1.1 trillion spending bill

Time running short, Republicans and Democrats agreed Tuesday on a $1.1 trillion spending bill to avoid a government shutdown and delay a politically-charged struggle... Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014


Negotiations yield progress on $1.1T spending bill

Lawmakers are finalizing a sweeping $1.1 trillion spending bill that would fund the government while addressing everything from trucker safety to battling Ebola. Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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GOP matches Truman-era high with 246 House seats

Republicans will hold at least 246 House seats come January, according to election results Saturday, giving the GOP a commanding majority that matches the party's... Read more »

Dec. 6, 2014


House leaders move on plan to fund government

Sidestepping immigration hardliners, House Republican leaders are moving to make a deal with Democrats to pass a spending bill that would keep the government running... Read more »

Dec. 5, 2014


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