Policy: Budgets & Deficits

Senate border plan spurns Obama, but helps firefighters and Israel

By Susan Ferrechio | 07/23/14 03:14 PM

If Congress can agree on a plan to give President Obama supplemental money to deal with the border crisis, it's going to be much less than he asked for.
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GOP border security group calls for sending National Guard to border

By Susan Ferrechio | 07/23/14 11:07 AM

A group of House Republicans will call for sending the National Guard to the U.S. southern border, where a months-long surge in illegal immigration has flooded Texas with thousands of children from Central America.
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Senate panel backs Robert McDonald for Veterans Affairs secretary

By Associated Press | 07/23/14 11:44 AM

The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee has unanimously endorsed former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald to be the new secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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