Democrats ready for possible budget vote Friday

Democrats ready for possible budget vote Friday

This post was originally published on this siteHouse Democratic leaders warned their troops Tuesday to prepare for a last-ditch effort later in the week to prevent a government shutdown — if needed.House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) told the Caucus at a closed-door meeting that the House…

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This week: Congress races shutdown clock amid Ukraine crisis

This week: Congress races shutdown clock amid Ukraine crisis

This post was originally published on this siteLawmakers are racing to finalize and pass a massive government funding bill that would also greenlight billions in new aid tied to Ukraine. Congress has to pass a sweeping bill, which would fund the government through the end of September, and…

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Oil prices jump amid Russia-Ukraine conflict; Biden administration requests $10B in Ukraine aid: Live updates

Oil prices jump amid Russia-Ukraine conflict; Biden administration requests $10B in Ukraine aid: Live updates

This post was originally published on this siteGas is reaching its highest price amid Russia invasion of Ukraine. The Biden administration requested $10 billion in Ukraine support. Latest updates.     

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Congress races to clinch government funding deal

Congress races to clinch government funding deal

This post was originally published on this siteCongressional negotiators are moving quickly to try to finalize work on a sprawling package to fund the government through the remainder of the fiscal year, though sticking points remain.Lawmakers have roughly three weeks to finish crafting — and…

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Funding deadline looms as GOP demands and Democratic absences slow effort to lock in vote

Funding deadline looms as GOP demands and Democratic absences slow effort to lock in vote

This post was originally published on this siteGovernment funding is set to expire Friday and, though lawmakers have expressed confidence there won’t be a shutdown, it’s still not clear when the Senate will vote to approve a stop-gap spending measure.

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House expected to vote on stopgap government funding bill to avert shutdown

House expected to vote on stopgap government funding bill to avert shutdown

This post was originally published on this siteThe House of Representatives is expected to vote Tuesday on a short-term government funding bill to avert a shutdown at the end of next week.

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Short-term government funding bill introduced

Short-term government funding bill introduced

This post was originally published on this siteHouse Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) on Monday introduced a short-term funding bill that would allow the government to remain funded through early March and temporarily stave off a government shutdown.“Our country needs a…

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This week: Democrats move to prevent shutdown

This week: Democrats move to prevent shutdown

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats are moving to prevent a government shutdown as an agreement on a longer funding bill remains elusive. The House is expected to take up a stop-gap bill, known as a continuing resolution, this week, ahead of the Feb. 18 deadline to fund…

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5 significant bills and 5 executive orders Biden signed in his first year

5 significant bills and 5 executive orders Biden signed in his first year

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden took the oath of office a year ago with the country facing challenges not seen in generations.

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Senate to act on debt limit ahead of December 15 deadline

Senate to act on debt limit ahead of December 15 deadline

This post was originally published on this siteThe Senate is on track to vote on Tuesday to raise the national debt limit as lawmakers race to avert a catastrophic default ahead of a critical mid-week deadline.

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