Budgets & Deficits

  • Congress may adjourn this week

    Congress may adjourn this week

    By Susan Ferrechio | 09/17/14 05:00 AM

    Before adjourning, both chambers must pass a stopgap funding bill that includes a provision authorizing President Obama to arm and equip Syrian rebels in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq...
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  • No welfare for weed under House bill

    | 09/17/14 03:21 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House passed a bill Tuesday night that could make it a little harder for people to use government welfare payments to buy marijuana in states where the drug is legal....
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  • House advances funding, Syria bill

    House advances funding, Syria bill

    By Susan Ferrechio | 09/16/14 03:18 PM

    The House on Tuesday voted by a narrow margin to advance government funding legislation that includes a provision to authorize President Obama to equip and train Syrians to fight against Islamic...
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