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  • President Donald Trump walks on stage as he holds a rally at the Pensacola Bay Center on December 8, 2017 in Pensacola, Florida.

    President Trump urged voters to elect a Republican Senate candidate in Alabama who has been dogged by allegations of sexual misconduct.

  • The Senate followed up by approving the bill 81-14. The White House has said Trump will sign it into law. The measure creates more time for a reckoning between Republicans and Democrats about budget differences, which Trump discussed in a meeting with leading lawmakers at the White House earlier in the day. The White House said negotiations would resume on...

  • The White House has said Trump will sign it into law. The measure creates more time for a reckoning between Republicans and Democrats about budget differences, which Trump discussed in a meeting with leading lawmakers at the White House earlier in the day. The White House is confident foresees a compromise with lawmakers that will include increases in defense...

  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY)

    The legislation now moves to the president's desk, where President Donald Trump is expected to sign it before Friday's midnight deadline.

  • Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI).

    The bill now moves on to the Senate, where it is expected to pass before Friday's midnight deadline.

  • President Donald Trump will face off with Democratic leaders of Congress on Thursday in a high-stakes White House meeting intended to bridge differences over a spending bill and preventing a government shutdown. If the Senate goes along, as expected, the White House and congressional leaders will have to intensify negotiations on a series of contentious...

  • President Donald Trump will face off with Democratic leaders of Congress on Thursday in a high-stakes White House meeting intended to bridge differences over a spending bill and preventing a government shutdown. U.S. House of Representatives Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer will join Trump and Republican...

  • WASHINGTON— The Latest on the budget battle in Congress:. The Senate has voted 81-14 for a spending bill to keep the government open until Dec. 22. The White House says President Donald Trump had a "constructive" meeting with congressional leaders, with the parties agreeing on the need to eliminate mandatory defense spending caps.

  • President Donald Trump will face off with Democratic leaders of Congress on Thursday in a high-stakes White House meeting intended to bridge differences over a spending bill and preventing a government shutdown. U.S. House of Representatives Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer will join Trump and Republican...

  • President Donald Trump will face off with Democratic leaders of Congress on Thursday in a high-stakes White House meeting intended to bridge differences over a spending bill and prevent a government shutdown. U.S. House of Representatives Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer will join Trump and Republican...

  • Rep. John Yarmuth: GOP focused on 'bizarre' tax reform bill instead of budget

    It's irresponsible of the Republicans, says Rep. John Yarmuth, (D-Ky.), weighing in on the looming government shutdown as lawmakers battle over government spending.

  • Government shutdown looms just before Christmas

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports Democratic leaders Sen. Chuck Schumer and Rep. Nancy Pelosi are heading to the White House as the House preps for a vote to avoid a government shutdown.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 7- President Donald Trump will face off with Democratic leaders of Congress on Thursday in a high-stakes White House meeting intended to bridge differences over a spending bill and prevent a government shutdown. U.S. House of Representatives Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer will join Trump and...

  • WASHINGTON— The House on Thursday passed a stopgap spending bill to prevent a government shutdown this weekend and buy time for challenging talks on a wide range of unfinished business on Capitol Hill. The Senate began a vote to send the measure to President Donald Trump. The vote came as Trump and top congressional leaders in both parties huddled to discuss a...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 6- President Donald Trump on Wednesday again raised the possibility of a U.S. government shutdown- blaming Democrats for that possible outcome- one day before he is due to host Republican and Democratic congressional leaders for talks on spending bills. Trump and Congress are facing a deadline of Friday at midnight to pass fresh spending...

  • President Donald Trump speaks to the media during a Cabinet meeting at the White House on December 6, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

    The president blamed Democrats for holding up a government spending bill.

  • The bill is the first gun legislation in Congress since mass shootings in Nevada and Texas killed more than 80 people. Elizabeth Esty of Connecticut called it "unspeakable" that Congress would expand gun owners' rights after the recent shootings and other deadly attacks. A Maryland police chief is calling on Congress to pass legislation that prohibits the use...

  • WASHINGTON— The Latest on the budget battle in Congress:. The White House is encouraging Congress to pass a temporary spending measure to keep the government funded through December 22. Trump is hosting congressional leaders at the White House Thursday to negotiate a longer-term funding bill.

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump warned Wednesday that a government shutdown was possible this weekend because Democrats were demanding to have "illegal immigrants pouring into our country," tossing incendiary rhetoric onto a partisan showdown that had been showing signs of easing. Trump's comments risked roiling a White House meeting with...

  • Judge Roy Moore speaks as he participates in the Mid-Alabama Republican Club's Veterans Day Program in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, November 11, 2017.

    Republican leaders are coming to grips with the possibility that Roy Moore will win his special election and join them in Washington.