Budgets & Deficits

Topics: House of Representatives

Congress passes highway bill hours before deadline

By Sean Lengell | 07/31/14 10:16 PM

After several delays, Congress voted late Thursday to keep federal highway money flowing to states just hours ahead of a midnight deadline.
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Congress oks VA, highway bills, not border measure

By DAVID ESPO | 07/31/14 09:11 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress ran full-tilt into election-year gridlock over immigration Thursday and staggered toward a five-week summer break after failing to agree on legislation to cope with the influx of young immigrants flocking illegally to the United States. Faring far better, a...
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Four reasons Congress may not pass the border bill before recess

By Susan Ferrechio | 07/30/14 05:00 AM

Though both Democrats and Republicans in Congress want to address the recent influx of unaccompanied minors at the southern border before the August recess starts, a deal looks farther away than ever.
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