Bills

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., joined by Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., left, talks to reporters following a GOP strategy session at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 26, 2018. A far-reaching Republican immigration bill is careening toward likely House rejection, a defeat that would be a telling rebuff of the leaders of a divided GOP. The party’s lawmakers are considering Plan B: Passing legislation by week’s end curbing the Trump administration’s contentious separating of migrant families. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 27, 2018 - 5:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led House resoundingly rejected a far-ranging immigration bill Wednesday despite an eleventh-hour endorsement by President Donald Trump, as the gulf between the GOP's moderate and conservative wings proved too deep for leaders to avert an awkward election-year...
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Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colo., center, accompanied by Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Calif., left, and Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., right, speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 27, 2018, after the Republican-led House rejected a far-ranging immigration bill despite its eleventh-hour endorsement by President Donald Trump. The gulf between the GOP's moderate and conservative wings proved too deep for leaders to avert an election-year display of division on the issue. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
June 27, 2018 - 3:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and immigration (all times local): 3:30 p.m. President Donald Trump is brushing off the failure of the Republican-led House to pass a far-ranging immigration bill. The bill was rejected by a wide margin Wednesday despite an eleventh-hour endorsement from...
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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., joined by Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., left, talks to reporters following a GOP strategy session at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 26, 2018. A far-reaching Republican immigration bill is careening toward likely House rejection, a defeat that would be a telling rebuff of the leaders of a divided GOP. The party’s lawmakers are considering Plan B: Passing legislation by week’s end curbing the Trump administration’s contentious separating of migrant families. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 26, 2018 - 7:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are set to vote Wednesday on a hard-fought immigration compromise between conservative and moderate GOP flanks, but the bill has lost any real chance for passage despite a public outcry over the crisis at the border. Instead, lawmakers are expected to turn toward...
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June 26, 2018 - 6:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel on Tuesday approved a bill that authorizes funding for U.S. intelligence agencies and includes new provisions to reform the nation's old security clearance system and counter aggression from countries like Russia and China. The bill passed 15-0 and is now headed to...
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Austrian police stand behind a fence with when they practice the protection of the border between Slovenia and Austria in Spielfeld, Austria, Tuesday, June 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
June 26, 2018 - 5:11 pm
MILAN (AP) — On both sides of the Atlantic, migrants flooding across borders by the hundreds each day have met a hostile reception and governments unable to agree on how to cope with the arrivals. In Europe, where far-right parties have joined the governments in Italy and Austria and made gains...
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House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., joined from left by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., talks to reporters following a closed-door GOP strategy session at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 26, 2018. They have scheduled a long-awaited showdown vote on a broad Republican immigration bill for Wednesday, but he's showing little confidence that the package will survive. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 26, 2018 - 3:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and immigration (all times local): 3:35 p.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is sounding a rare note of optimism that senators could pass legislation dealing with family separations at the border by the end of the week. The Republican leader told...
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From centre carrying banner, British lawmaker Vince Cable, Pro-EU campaigners Gina Miller, Tony Robinson and lawmaker Caroline Lucas join crowds taking part in the People's Vote march for a second EU referendum, at Trafalgar Square in central London, Saturday June 23, 2018. Leading Brexit supporters are talking tough, and opponents are taking to the streets, on the second anniversary of Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Saturday marks two years since a June 23, 2016 referendum resulted in a decision to quit the 28-nation EU. (John Stillwell/PA via AP)
June 26, 2018 - 9:36 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain passed a Brexit hurdle as its flagship European Union Withdrawal Bill became law Tuesday. But the government faced a new warning from business that uncertainty about the U.K.'s departure from the EU was putting investment and jobs at risk. Pro-Brexit lawmakers in the House of...
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Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., left, chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, walks to a closed-door conference with fellow Republicans after they met last night with President Donald Trump to discuss a GOP immigration bill, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 25, 2018 - 7:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling to find the votes to pass a sweeping immigration overhaul, House Republicans are narrowing on a slimmed down bill to stem the crisis of separating immigrant families at the border. But even that more modest measure hit uncertainty Monday. President Donald Trump rejected...
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FILE - In this June 15, 2018, file photo, the Capitol is seen in Washington. The Senate is taking up a $145 billion spending bill to fund the Energy Department and veterans' programs for the next budget year. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
June 25, 2018 - 6:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Monday approved a $145 billion spending bill to fund the Energy Department and veterans' programs for the next budget year. The 86-5 vote in favor of the bill sends it back to the House, which approved a similar bill this month. Lawmakers hope to send a unified bill...
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In this June 21, 2018, photo, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., arrives for a news conference at the Capitol in Washington. House Republicans say they will make another run at immigration legislation in the coming week, but the effort appears all but doomed after President Donald Trump said the bill was a waste of time with no chance of becoming law. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 24, 2018 - 11:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican apprehension over President Donald Trump's next tweet and fear of riling conservative voters are undermining GOP leaders' election-year struggle to shove an immigration bill through the House this week, leaving their prospects dubious. Party leaders are trying to...
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