Congress

In this March 6, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.
Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo
March 10, 2019 - 2:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is reviving his border wall fight, preparing a new budget that will seek $8.6 billion for the U.S-Mexico barrier while imposing steep spending cuts to other domestic programs and setting the stage for another fiscal battle. Budget documents are often seen as...
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Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., with, from left, Sens. Todd Young, R-In., Roy Blunt, R-Mo., Barasso, John Thune, R-S.D., Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 26
Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo
February 26, 2019 - 6:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats ignored a veto threat and rammed legislation through the House Tuesday that would stymie President Donald Trump's bid for billions of extra dollars for his border wall, escalating a clash over whether he was abusing his powers to advance his paramount campaign pledge...
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 Senate Finance Committee hearing on drug prices, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019 on Capitol Hill in Washington
Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo
February 26, 2019 - 11:46 am
By Ricardo AlonzoZaldivar and Matthew Perrone, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Channeling the ire of constituents and drawing from personal experience, senators chastised drug company executives Tuesday over the high cost of prescription medications, while the CEOs warned that government price...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., accompanied by Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, left, and others, speaks about a resolution to block President Donald Trump's emergency border security declaration on Capitol Hill, Monday, Feb. 25, 2019 in Washington.
Alex Brandon/AP Photo
February 26, 2019 - 8:48 am
UPDATE: 1:41 p.m. By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats were poised Tuesday to ram legislation through the House blocking President Donald Trump from steering billions of extra dollars to his Southwest border wall, as top Republicans worked to keep GOP defections low enough...
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FILE - In this March 13, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump talks with reporters as he reviews border wall prototypes in San Diego.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo, File
February 19, 2019 - 4:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Tuesday that he would prevail over a multistate lawsuit challenging his emergency declaration to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall. Speaking to reporters at the White House, Trump said he expected to do "very well," against the suit, adding that he...
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President Donald Trump
Evan Vucci/AP
February 17, 2019 - 11:26 am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove his declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border, a top White House adviser said on Sunday. White House senior adviser Stephen Miller told "Fox...
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Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler is in Philadelphia to announce an action plan to deal with PFAS, which has affected drinking water in communities like Horsham, Warrington and Warminster.
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Jim Melwert
February 14, 2019 - 10:43 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The acting director of the Environmental Protection Agency was in Philadelphia on Thursday to announce what’s being billed as the "first-ever, comprehensive national plan" to address contaminants in drinking water, especially around military bases like the Horsham...
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Congresswoman Debbie Dingell, center, follows the casket procession out of the Church of the Divine Child after a funeral mass for her husband John Dingell, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in Dearborn, Mich.
Carlos Osorio/AP
February 12, 2019 - 4:45 pm
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Longtime Rep. John Dingell knew that jobs were about more than collecting a paycheck, and that health care meant more than just good health. Both were about dignity, former Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday while eulogizing the longest serving member of Congress in U.S...
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Rep. Kay Granger, R-Texas, ranking member of the House Appropriations Committee, speaks to reporters as she arrives for a closed-door meeting at the Capitol, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in Washington.
Andrew Harnik/AP Photo
February 12, 2019 - 7:42 am
By Andrew Taylor and Alan Fram, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional negotiators reached agreement to prevent a government shutdown and finance construction of new barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, overcoming a late-stage hang-up over immigration enforcement issues that had...
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FILE- In this July 11, 2018, file photo Mick Mulvaney, acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and Director of the Office of Management, listens during a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington.
Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo, file
February 10, 2019 - 12:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bargainers clashed Sunday over whether to limit the number of migrants authorities can detain, tossing a new hurdle before negotiators hoping to strike a border security compromise for Congress to pass this coming week. The White House wouldn't rule out a renewed partial...
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