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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speak to reporters about the massive government spending bill moving through Congress, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 22, 2018. The bipartisan $1.3 trillion spending bill pours huge sums into Pentagon programs and domestic initiatives ranging from building roads to combatting the nation's opioid abuse crisis, but left Congress in stalemate over shielding young Dreamer immigrants from deportation and curbing surging health insurance premiums. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 23, 2018 - 12:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress gave final approval Friday to a giant $1.3 trillion spending bill that ends the budget battles for now, but only after late obstacles skirted close to another shutdown as conservatives objected to big outlays on Democratic priorities at a time when Republicans control the...
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FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaks during an appearance at Brown University in Providence, R.I. Sotomayor was only following the lead of her chief during Tuesday’s arguments over crisis pregnancy centers when she said she visited the website of one of the centers involved in the Supreme Court case. When Chief Justice John Roberts did something similar seven years ago, no one uttered a peep. But after Sotomayor’s comment, Justice Anthony Kennedy piped up. “Well, in this case I didn't go beyond the record to look on the Internet because I don't think we should do that,” Kennedy said. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)
March 22, 2018 - 12:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Sonia Sotomayor was only following the lead of her chief during Tuesday's arguments over crisis pregnancy centers when she said she visited the website of one of the centers involved in the Supreme Court case. When Chief Justice John Roberts did something similar seven...
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The Capitol is seen before dawn Wednesday after a night of negotiating on the government spending bill, in Washington, March 21, 2018. Talks over a $1.3 trillion omnibus bill are almost complete as the White House and Capitol Hill Democrats ironed out deals on a first round of funding for President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 21, 2018 - 8:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on negotiations in Congress over a $1.3 trillion government spending bill (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Congressional bargainers have announced a bipartisan $1.3 trillion budget deal financing government agencies for the rest of this federal fiscal year. Lawmakers now...
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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., meets with reporters following a closed-door Republican strategy session on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Ryan says he's hoping bargainers can resolve the final disputes in a government-wide spending bill in time for Congress to begin voting Thursday on the measure. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 20, 2018 - 10:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Talks over a $1.3 trillion government spending bill dragged Tuesday as congressional negotiators found themselves tangled in side issues ahead of a Friday deadline. If lawmakers can agree on the bill, President Donald Trump will reap a huge budget increase for the military while...
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FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2017, file photo Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., the ranking member, and Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, talk before the start of a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. The polarizing politics of abortion have burst into the congressional budget debate, overwhelming bipartisan efforts to help millions of consumers who buy their own health insurance policies get relief from soaring premiums. Lawmakers of both parties have been negotiating over a health insurance stabilization bill for months, and some experts estimate such legislation could reduce premiums by 20 percent to 40 percent, after two years of relentless increases. One of the leading Democratic negotiators, Murray, on March 19, 2018, called the Republican offer “partisan,” adding that it came as a surprise.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
March 19, 2018 - 8:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The polarizing politics of abortion have burst into the congressional budget debate, overwhelming bipartisan efforts to help millions of consumers who buy their own health insurance policies get relief from soaring premiums. On Monday, Senate and House Republicans released their...
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FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2017, file photo, the U.S. Capitol in the early morning in Washington. Top-level Capitol Hill talks on a massive $1.3 trillion catchall spending bill are reaching a critical stage as negotiators confront immigration issues, abortion-related controversies, and a battle over a massive rail project that pits President Donald Trump against his most powerful Democratic adversary. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
March 19, 2018 - 5:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Capitol Hill Democrats have rejected a White House bid to extend protections for so-called Dreamer immigrants in exchange for $25 billion in funding for President Donald Trump's long-sought border wall as Washington talks on a $1.3 trillion catchall spending bill hit a critical...
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Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., greets student gun control advocates as they rally outside the Capitol Building in Washington, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Students walked out of school to protest gun violence in the biggest demonstration yet of the student activism that has emerged in response to last month's massacre of 17 people at Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
March 15, 2018 - 12:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer made clear almost two weeks ago that he would vote against a bill that eases some of the Dodd-Frank regulations put in place after the 2008 financial crisis. He also made clear he wouldn't try to stop it. As more than a dozen Democratic...
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In this March 5, 2018 photo, the East Front of the U.S. Capitol at sunset in Washington. The Senate passed bipartisan legislation Wednesday designed to ease bank rules that were enacted to prevent a relapse of the 2008 financial crisis that caused millions of Americans to lose their jobs and homes. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 14, 2018 - 7:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate passed bipartisan legislation Wednesday designed to ease bank rules that were enacted to prevent a relapse of the 2008 financial crisis that caused millions of Americans to lose their jobs and homes. The Senate voted 67-31 for a bill from Republican Senator Mike Crapo...
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March 14, 2018 - 1:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story March 12 about a provision in a Senate bill that would exempt many U.S. banks from reporting requirements for mortage data, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the data that would be exempt included the loan applicant's race and sex. Under the proposal, that...
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Hospitality staff members pose for a selfie outside the Great Hall of the People during a plenary session of China's National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing, Tuesday, March 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
March 13, 2018 - 7:11 am
BEIJING (AP) — China is set to give President Xi Jinping a powerful new weapon as he prepares to rule indefinitely — a Communist Party-led anti-corruption agency to police not only the party's cadres, but also doctors, teachers, entertainers and other state employees. The move is part of a sweeping...
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