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US Senate rejects immigration bills, leaves Dreamers in limbo

'This vote is proof that President Trump’s plan will never become law,' Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said.

Trump signs deal to end brief government shutdown, increase U.S. spending

The bill was approved by a wide margin in the Senate and survived a rebellion of 67 conservative Republicans in the House of Representatives.

US federal shutdown at hand after fiscal hawk's dissent

At midnight on Thursday, funding authority for most federal agencies expired without any intervening action by Congress.
February 09, 2018 | 03:08 pm GMT+7

Senators race to end US government shutdown before work week begins

'This is his [President Trump's] shutdown."
January 22, 2018 | 09:25 am GMT+7

US government shutdown begins as spending bill fails in Senate

U.S. government agencies funding exhausted as congress fails to pass new appropriations by midnight deadline.
January 20, 2018 | 01:27 pm GMT+7

Whistleblower Manning seeks US Senate seat

Anti-war, anti-secrecy activist Chelsea Manning is now a U.S. senatorial candidate.  
January 14, 2018 | 04:52 pm GMT+7

U.S. House reignites gun-control debate with planned vote

The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives, under mounting pressure to advance gun-control legislation, will vote next week on a measure to keep guns out of the hands of people on government terrorism watch lists.
July 01, 2016 | 12:05 pm GMT+7

Senate passes Puerto Rico debt bill, sends to Obama

The U.S. Senate gave solid approval on Wednesday to a relief plan to help Puerto Rico address its $70 billion debt, sending the measure to President Obama for his signing into law just ahead of a possible default by the U.S. territory on its next debt payment.
June 30, 2016 | 08:22 am GMT+7

U.S. Senate blocks Democrats' plan to deny firearms to those on 'watch lists' after Orlando shooting

The U.S. Senate on Monday rejected four measures restricting gun sales after last week's massacre in an Orlando nightclub, dealing a bitter setback to advocates who have failed to get even modest gun curbs through Congress despite repeated mass shootings.
June 21, 2016 | 09:39 am GMT+7
 
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