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Senate Republicans Block Government Funding, Debt Ceiling Bill

Senate Republicans blocked a government spending and debt ceiling bill Monday, setting up a dramatic showdown between Republicans and Democrats on whether Congress should raise the debt ceiling while Democrats plan to spend trillions on infrastructure and social spending. 

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 13: (L-R) Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) points at Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as they arrive for a remembrance ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks on the steps of the U.S. Capitol, on September 13, 2021 in Washington, DC. The …

McCarthy: I View Immigration Deal ‘As a Down Payment’

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Outnumbered Overtime,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) stated that he views the deal struck by the immigration conference committee “as a down payment,” but is still waiting to see the language

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Schumer: Trump ‘Must Sign’ Immigration Agreement

During a speech on the Senate floor on Tuesday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) urged President Trump to sign the agreement reached by the immigration conference committee. Schumer said, “I urge President Trump to sign this agreement. We must

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McConnell: ‘I Hope’ Trump Signs Immigration Deal

During a press conference on Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) stated that he hopes President Trump signs the immigration agreement reached by the conference committee. McConnell said, “First of all, I hope he signs the bill. And second,

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