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Government shutdown: House sends bill to Senate hours ahead of deadline

CNN  —  Congress may now be on a path to avert a shutdown after the House abruptly reversed course and passed a bipartisan bill to extend government funding just hours…

Government shutdown nears as Congress continues negotiations

The White House is seen on June 24. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Along with other government agencies, the White House sent a message to its staff with the critical logistical instructions…

DeSantis supports 15-week federal abortion ban for first time in second GOP debate

CNN  —  Sen. Tim Scott on Wednesday successfully pinned down Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for the first time on whether he would support a 15-week federal abortion ban. “Yes, I…

IRS contractor charged with stealing Donald Trump’s tax returns

CNN  —  Federal prosecutors announced charges Friday against a contractor with the Internal Revenue Service who allegedly stole the tax returns of a high-ranking government official. A source familiar with…

Dianne Feinstein, longest-serving female US senator in history, dies at 90

Washington CNN  —  Dianne Feinstein, whose three decades in the Senate made her the longest-serving female US senator in history, has died following months of declining health. She was 90.…

Government shutdown imminent as GOP divisions on full display after late night votes

CNN  —  Divisions among House Republicans were on display Thursday as tensions erupted during a closed-door meeting and later the chamber convened with late night votes as a government shutdown…

Live updates: Biden impeachment inquiry hearing

Witnesses are sworn in before the House Oversight Committee impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden, Thursday, Sept. 28, 2023, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. From left are, Jonathan Turley,…

Takeaways from the second Republican presidential debate

CNN  —  The second 2024 Republican presidential primary debate ended just as it began: with former President Donald Trump – who hasn’t yet appeared alongside his rivals onstage – as…

McConnell and McCarthy split deepens as GOP divide prompts shutdown fears

CNN  —  House Speaker Kevin McCarthy privately delivered a message to Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell this week: The Senate’s bipartisan bill to keep the government open wouldn’t get a…

White supremacist leader pleads guilty to threatening New York journalist

Washington CNN  —  The leader of White supremacist group pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to conspiring to threaten a Brooklyn-based journalist, the US attorney’s office for the eastern district…