Politics

Ryan Says He’s Not Leaving Congress Anytime Soon

House Speaker Paul Ryan says he’s not leaving Congress anytime soon. The Wisconsin Republican was asked Thursday about rumors suggesting he might leave his job soon after the GOP passes…

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FCC Repeals Net-Neutrality Rules

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted along party lines on Thursday to repeal net-neutrality rules enacted in 2015, setting up a court fight over a move that could recast the…

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House, Senate Leaders Reach Deal on Tax Package

House and Senate GOP leaders forged an agreement Wednesday on a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s tax laws, paving the way for final votes next week to slash taxes for…

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Jones Victorious in Stunning Alabama Senate Upset

In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama’s special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently…

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Trump Signs $700B Military Budget Into Law

President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed into law a sweeping defense policy bill that authorizes a $700 billion budget for the military, including additional spending on missile defense programs to…

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Trump Signs 2-Week Spending Bill to Avoid Shutdown

President Donald Trump has signed a spending bill to avoid a government shutdown and keep the federal government running through Dec. 22. The president signed the two-week spending bill at…

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Congress Moves to Avoid Government Shutdown; Talks Resume Friday

Congress on Thursday moved rapidly to send President Donald Trump a short-term funding bill that would avert a government shutdown this weekend, leaving fights over budget priorities and other controversial…

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