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Joe Biden Insists Hyde Amendment Flip Wasn't A Political Calculation
The former vice president and 2020 hopeful said the GOP-led efforts to limit abortion rights in several states had prompted his change of heart.
McConnell Interrupts Senate Floor To Announce Planned National Emergency
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) interrupted Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) on the floor to announce that President Donald Trump intends to both sign the government funding bill and declare a national emergency over his border wall.
Trump To Declare National Emergency To Build Border Wall
The president will also sign a spending bill that would avoid a second government shutdown.
President Donald Trump Announces Short-Term Plan To Reopen Government
Trump has agreed to sign a bill that will temporarily fund the government and end history's longest federal shutdown.
Schumer And Pelosi Respond To Trump’s Oval Office Address
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized Trump for governing “by temper tantrum.”
President Donald Trump Gives Oval Office Address On Border Security
In a rare primetime Oval Office address, President Donald Trump called on Congress to provide $5.7 billion in border wall funding and blamed Democrats for the ongoing partial government shutdown.
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Trump Signs Omnibus Spending Package To Fund Government Through September
The president had threatened a veto just hours earlier.
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The Federal Government Is Still Shut Down. Here's How We Got Here.
The government shut down on the one-year anniversary of Trump’s presidency over an impasse on immigration.
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Republicans Release Bill To Keep Government Open, Add Money To Defense
It also includes funding for Flint, Michigan, and expedited consideration of the waiver needed to make Gen. James Mattis the Defense Secretary.
Dems Warn Of Looming Shutdown Showdown
With funding for the federal government expiring Friday, Democrats warned that Republicans have not bothered to negotiate with them, and warned they would not just accept a last-minute bill laden with irrelevant add-ons.
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Mitch McConnell Wants To Put Off A Real Budget Even Longer
The Senate majority leader is jockeying for position with Trump’s White House.
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Senate Votes To Consider Funding Bill No One Has Seen
The measure would fund the government and efforts to combat Zika.
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Republicans Want To Use Zika Funding Bill To Keep Truckers On The Road Longer
Add-on provision could let truckers work more than 80 hours a week.
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The Export-Import Bank Provision That Could Be A Problem In Government Funding Negotiations
A provision to allow the Export-Import Bank to make loans above $10 million could provide lawmakers with some last-minute fireworks.
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Senate Democrats Want A Clean Slate For The Next President
They're confident of a Hillary Clinton victory and don't want to hamstring the new administration.
"Pray" for Success: How to Take the Guesswork Out of Social Finance
CEO, Mission Measurement
We believe that the future of SIBs and social finance is brighter than ever. But if we are to create a true social capital market, we must be more rigorous, intentional and outcomes-driven than the current approaches.
CULTURE & ARTS
The Passion of Arts Advocates Driving Change: Kennedy, U.S. Lawmakers, and You
Robert L. Lynch
President and CEO, Americans for the Arts
During my career, I have been lucky to meet and work with doers like Kennedy, including his brother Senator Ted Kennedy, working
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Nancy Pelosi Not Confident Votes Are There To Pass Critical Budget Deal
"This is deadly serious," Pelosi said of her members' concerns with the bill.
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