With only hours to spare, President Joe Biden on Thursday evening signed legislation to avoid a partial federal shutdown and keep the government funded through Dec. 3. Congress had passed the bill earlier Thursday.
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NASHVILLE (WSMV) - The U.S. Government is set to run out of funding if no action is taken on the proposed spending bill.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced Wednesday night that Democrats had reached an agreement with Republicans on a stopgap bill to keep the government funded through early December and will vote Thursday on the measure to avert a shutdown.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told Democrats that a vote on raising the debt ceiling could come as soon as Tuesday, a source in the Democratic caucus meeting told CNN.
The House Budget Committee voted Saturday to pass the $3.5 trillion spending bill out of committee and send it to the House floor.
The House of Representatives voted to pass legislation on Tuesday to prevent a government shutdown at the end of the month and suspend the nation's borrowing limit, setting up a showdown with Republicans who insist Democrats should act alone to stave off a looming debt crisis. The party line vote was 220-211.
New guidance from the Senate parliamentarian makes it unlikely Senate Democrats will be able to include immigration in their $3.5 trillion bil…
President Joe Biden argued on Thursday the US is at an inflection point as he pushed for the passage of his economic packages in Congress.
Democratic leaders are actively discussing attaching an increase to the national debt limit onto a must-pass spending bill to keep the governm…