Budget Bill Nears Senate Passage
The Senate advanced the measure over a filibuster threshold on a 67-33 vote, ensuring it will pass the chamber no later than Wednesday.
Bipartisan negotiators reach modest budget pact
Bipartisan approval is expected in both houses in the next several days, despite grumbling from liberals over the omission of the unemployment extension.
House GOP unveils counter to Senate debt plan
House GOP leaders unveiled their own plan Tuesday to counter an emerging Senate deal to reopen the government and forestall an economy-rattling default on U.S. obligations.
Senators closing in on deal to reopen government
A possible pact would reopen the government through Jan. 15 and permit the Treasury to borrow normally until early to mid-February
House votes to derail PPACA, fund government
The House passed a temporary funding measure to keep the government running with a measure to block PPACA.
House to vote on stopgap funding bill, PPACA
Obama says he will veto a defunding measure. The Republicans are pressing on.
GOP block organizing new PPACA delay effort
Some reps hope to trade help with the borrowing cap for a one-year implementation halt.
GOP-led House seeks to punish IRS with budget cuts
The agency's 2014 budget would be cut by $3 billion, or 24 percent below levels approved in March.
GOP budget targets PPACA, Medicaid
At issue is the arcane and partisan congressional budget process, one that is unlikely to illustrate a path forward.
Sequester Q&A: For U.S., a new season of uncertainty
The deadline is Friday, but Congress and the White House are still bickering.