House approves a stopgap bill to revive transportation programs and end furloughs caused by the voting delay.

The House approved a stopgap bill on Friday night to revive key surface transportation programs that lapsed at the end of the fiscal year on Thursday and bring back nearly 4,000 furloughed workers. While Congress passed legislation on Thursday to

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Senate Passes Government Funding Bill, Averting Shutdown Without Raising Debt Ceiling

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) takes questions as he speaks to reporters following the weekly Senate Democratic policy lunch at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., September 14, 2021. (Evelyn Hockstein/Reuters) The Senate on Thursday passed a two-month funding

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Manchin Hammers Home Opposition to $3.5 Trillion Reconciliation Bill: ‘Fiscal Insanity’

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the conclusion of military operations in Afghanistan and plans for future counter-terrorism operations on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., September 28, 2021. (Stefani Reynolds/Pool via Reuters) Amid the

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Terry McAuliffe Calls to Lower Price Tag on Democrats’ $3.5 Trillion Reconciliation Bill

Terry McAuliffe participates in a campaign event at in Arlington, Virginia, July 23, 2021. (Evelyn Hockstein/Reuters) Former Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe said he thought the price tag on the Biden administration’s $3.5 trillion spending plan is “too high,” at a

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Bernie Sanders Urges House Democrats to Hold Infrastructure Bill Hostage Until Reconciliation Package Passes

Sen. Bernie Sanders during a Senate Budget Committee hearing to examine President Biden’s proposed budget request for fiscal year 2022 on Capitol Hill, June 8, 2021. (Shawn Thew/Pool via Reuters) Joining Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other members of the “squad,”

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Senate GOP Filibusters Bill to Raise Debt Ceiling in Key Procedural Vote

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks to reporters following the weekly Senate lunch at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., September 21, 2021. (Elizabeth Frantz/Reuters) The Senate failed to pass a bill that would raise the federal debt ceiling and

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Pelosi: ‘Seems Self-Evident’ Reconciliation Bill Will Be Less Than $3.5 Trillion

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) answers questions from reporters during her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., August 6, 2021. (Gabrielle Crockett/Reuters) House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appeared to acknowledge that the cost of the Biden administration’s $3.5

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Cam Jordan called Bill Belichick a cheater, and Saints scrubbed the footage from team website

Cam Jordan had a scorching take about Bill Belichick, one so hot that the Saints erased it from their official team site.  Bill Belichick will be labeled a great many things whenever his legacy in the NFL is discussed. He’s

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California Senate passes warehouse workers bill, taking aim at Amazon

Enlarge / Modern warehouse work sometimes unfolds within million-square-foot buildings, which some labor organizers say can make bathroom breaks “logistically impossible.” Jane Barlow | Getty Images Warehouse workers in California are one step closer to being able to pee in

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