The Senate today voted to end the partial government shutdown, now in its third day. The vote on the procedural measure was 81-18, with Democrats joining Republicans to provide well more than the 60 vote super-majority needed.
A government shutdown threatens to continue into the work week with lawmakers and the White House deadlocked over a short-term funding extension amid Democratic demands for an agreement on legalizing the Dreamers.
President Trump puts a focus on agriculture and rural America as he heads to Nashville to address the American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual convention on Monday in his first major speech since signing the sweeping tax bill before Christmas.
Senate Republicans look to pass their tax bill by the end of the week but it may take some last-minute modifications to satisfy at least two GOP senators’ concerns about the impact on small businesses.
President Trump intends to nominate Melissa Burnison, a lobbyist with the Nuclear Energy Institute, to be assistant secretary for congressional and intergovernmental affairs at the Energy Department (DOE).
WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2017 - The Environmental Protection Agency plans to repeal the so-called Clean Power Plan and seek public input on how best to cut emissions from natural-gas and coal-fired power plants.
WASHINGTON, August 8, 2017 -While efforts to reform health care have fizzled and infrastructure and tax reform still seem like a heavy lift for this fall, there’s one piece of legislation that could actually give both parties a much needed legislative victory.