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The House and Senate are expected to pass the legislation by the end of the week.
Final approval of a year-end spending package is still expected Thursday.
Reid said Tuesday that Republican leaders have not accepted a request from Democrats to increase tax breaks for renewable energy producers in exchange for agreeing to lift the ban.
McConnell said he was “appalled” that participants in private meeting blabbed to Post reporters.
The House Ethics Committee closed a probe Friday into Polis, but not until after the Office of Congressional Ethics investigated him and found reason to believe that he violated federal law and House rules.
The poor wages paid to some Capitol workers — which left at least one homeless — are now going up.
There was a bipartisan deal to maintain aid for workers who got sick after working at Ground Zero. Until there wasn’t.
Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.) wins a seat on the conference steering committee -- the very group of party elders who marginalized him in 2012.
“It is deeply disturbing to hear a Supreme Court justice endorse racist ideas from the bench on the nation’s highest court,” the Senate’s top Democrat said.
Leadership worries that many House GOP members are voting no on tough bills while hoping they pass.
Donald Trump’s proposal to ban Muslims from entering the country is putting Republicans on the defensive.
Rep. Mike Thompson (R-Calif.) filed a discharge petition a day after President Obama called for ban on gun purchases by suspected terrorists.
Only one of Obama’s four legislative proposals is likely to become law in the near term.
More than a dozen congressional Republicans and Democrats were called to discuss proposals.
But, Ryan adds: ‘We need a new president. It’s just that simple.’
The defunding rider is not in omnibus spending bill, but other provisions could still be on the table.
Cutting through the macabre social-media ritual following the latest mass shooting.
After only 10 months, the close-knit group of conservatives has claimed an influential spot at the table.
The speech will “discuss some of the important challenges facing the country and the principles by which we should address them.“