White House tries to assure Congress over withheld money

WASHINGTON — A key White House figure in delaying aid to Ukraine last year reassured lawmakers Wednesday that the Trump administration realizes it is ...
19:22 12 February 2022

House passes Puerto Rico aid in face of Trump veto threat

WASHINGTON — The Democratic-controlled House on Friday passed a $20 billion-plus aid package for Puerto Rico, where a swarm of earthquakes last month ...
17:50 7 February 2022

Top Democrat pushing $3.4B emergency measure for Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON — A top House Democrat is introducing a $3.4 billion emergency spending bill to help Puerto Rico deal with a recent spate of earthquakes ro...
18:26 16 January 2022

Belated bill to help solve indigenous cold cases gains steam

FARGO, N.D. — A bill originally meant to help law enforcement investigate cold cases of murdered and missing indigenous women that has floundered in C...
23:00 29 November 2021

Top lawmakers reach agreement on spending as deadline nears

WASHINGTON — Negotiations on a package of spending bills to fund the federal government have produce a key breakthrough, though considerably more work...
22:47 23 November 2021

Trumps signs stopgap spending bill, averting shutdown

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Thursday signed a short-term funding bill, averting the threat of a government shutdown until next month.
23:35 21 November 2021

House passes short-term spending measure as talks falter

WASHINGTON — The House has passed a short-term spending bill to keep federal agencies running for another month. The hope is that the additional time ...
20:21 19 November 2021

Pact reached to avert government shutdown through Dec. 20

WASHINGTON — A top House lawmaker announced Tuesday that Congress will pass a governmentwide temporary spending bill to keep the government running th...
23:51 12 November 2021