As Senate Republicans try to get another measure to the floor to repeal the Affordable Care Act with the Graham-Cassidy amendment, U.S. Sen.…
Congress has that time to decide on a replacement for the Obama-era plan.
It comes down to how Congress chooses to allocate relief money.
Spoiler alert: nothing good.
Congress will also need to raise the debt ceiling before the end of September to avoid a partial government shutdown.
Rep. Steve King says Congress should allocate $5 billion to President Donald Trump's proposed border "wall." But will Democrats let that happen?
After a three-day government shutdown, New Jersey state lawmakers agreed to a budget deal and reopened state facilities.
The state Legislature couldn't agree on a budget before Friday's midnight deadline.
Lawmakers reached a bipartisan agreement that will fund federal agencies through September, avoiding a government shutdown.
The last time the U.S. had a government shutdown, it cost the economy an estimated $24 billion.
Democrats say they blocked funding for Trump's border wall. The White House says the $1.5 billion in new border security funds is just as good.
Other stumbling blocks remain, but the decision by Trump and his GOP allies to back down on the wall steered the talks on the spending…