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  • WASHINGTON, Nov 17- Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives have decided to pursue a short-term measure to keep the government funded at current levels until March in order to give incoming President-elect Donald Trump more of a say on budget and appropriations issues, lawmakers said on Thursday. Representative Hal Rogers, who chairs the House...

  • Rudy Giuliani speaks to a reporter on election night.

    There was no real competition for the job and that it was Giuliani's if he wanted it, a senior official said.

  • Voters line up at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds polling location on November 8, 2016 in Lawrenceville, Georgia.

    Donald Trump over performed in rural America while Hillary Clinton failed to turn out Barack Obama's coalition, NBC reports.

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Oct 27- This year's presidential election might be the perfect microcosm of Twitter's woes. Republican nominee Donald Trump's frequent tweeting of tirades against Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, fellow Republicans and the media have been a mainstay of the campaign, setting off furious online debate. "We haven't really used Twitter,...

  • U.S. President Barack Obama greets Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi during a state dinner on the South Lawn of the White House.

    Barack Obama welcomed Italian PM Matteo Renzi to the White House for the last official state dinner of his presidency, NBC News reports.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 28- The U.S. Senate approved a stop-gap funding bill to avert a looming federal government shutdown on Wednesday, after Republicans and Democrats agreed to help Flint, Michigan, resolve its drinking water crisis. Democrats in the Senate and House had vowed to oppose the CR until Republicans agreed to an aid package for Flint, a city of more than...

  • If senators, as expected, are supportive, the Senate could promptly vote on passage, sending the measure to the House of Representatives. Earlier, Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan and Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi reached the deal late on Tuesday, hours after a piece of legislation known as a continuing resolution aimed at avoiding the shutdown failed to...

  • Earlier, Republican House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan and Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi reached the deal late on Tuesday, hours after a piece of legislation known as a continuing resolution aimed at avoiding the shutdown failed to garner enough votes to advance in the Senate. Democrats in the Senate and House had vowed to oppose the CR until...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 28- The U.S. Senate on Wednesday was poised to advance a stop-gap funding bill to avert a looming federal government shutdown, after Democrats and Republicans agreed to help Flint, Michigan, resolve its water crisis. Republican House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan and Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi reached the deal late on Tuesday, hours...

  • Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan and Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi reached the deal late on Tuesday, hours after a piece of legislation known as a continuing resolution aimed at avoiding the shutdown failed to garner enough votes to advance in the Senate. Democrats in the Senate and House have vowed to oppose the CR until Republicans agree to an aid package...

  • Demonstrators protest over the Flint, Michigan contaminated water crisis, March 6, 2015.

    Leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives have agreed to a deal that could clear the way for funding the federal government beyond Friday.

  • Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan and Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi reached the deal on Tuesday hours after a stopgap funding bill to avoid a federal government shutdown failed to garner enough votes to advance in the Senate. Only 45 senators in the Republican-controlled 100- seat Senate voted in favor of a procedural step needed for consideration of a...

  • "My hope is that by the time Congress adjourns before the election that we will have an agreement in place to fund the government and that our Zika funding will be taken care of," Obama told reporters in the Oval Office. Obama said he hoped Congress can make "modest progress" before the Nov. 8 elections and he was "even more hopeful we can get some things done," after them.

  • President Barack Obama is meeting with the top four leaders of Congress ahead of a month's end deadline to fund the government or face a shutdown.

  • The seal of the F.B.I.

    U.S. intelligence officials told top congressional leaders a year ago that Russian hackers were attacking the Democratic Party, three sources said.

  • A potential customer browses guns on display.

    Led by Civil Rights veteran Rep. John Lewis, House Democrats are trying to force a vote on gun control, NBC News reports.

  • A Puerto Rican and an American flag fly outside the Capitol of Puerto Rico, home to the Senate and House of Representatives, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Sunday, May 1, 2016.

    A bill to help aid the fiscally strapped island of Puerto Rico was unveiled late on Wednesday by House Republicans after a month of negotiations.

  • House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 12, 2016, following his meeting with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

    There's a pattern to opposition to Donald Trump within the GOP, and House Speaker Paul Ryan embraces it fully. What is it?

  • U.S. lawmaker's race to pass a rescue bill to aid Puerto Rico has stalled as a perilous debt deadline approaches for the territory.

  • Women protest for equal pay

    Tuesday marks Equal Pay Day, an annual opportunity for Democrats to lambast Republicans for inaction on the issue.