The measure contains more money for the Pentagon, infrastructure and disaster aid—and balloons the deficit—but leaves "Dreamers" unprotected.
The agreement, which now goes to the House for a confirming vote, does not address immigration, and both Democratic liberals and GOP tea party forces have swung against it.
Despite the traction it is getting online (over 22 million views and counting on YouTube alone), what the rapper did was nothing new.
Former congressional and Capitol Hill staffers created a 25-page resistance guide—which went viral—to help prevent the Republican Congress from passing conservative legislation.
Progressives have no reason to be optimistic about retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn as national security adviser or Rep. Michael Pompeo as CIA director.
A look back at Ted Cruz’s career as seen through accountability stories and other in-depth reports.
Just because Donald Trump was invited to host "Saturday Night Live" a few months ago doesn't mean the show is above criticizing the Republican front-runner.
Trump clearly has maintained his stranglehold on the media and certain swaths of the American population since he arrived, all bombast and swagger, on the 2016 election scene back in June. But according to The Washington Post's Chris Cillizza, Trump is actually not the one to watch—or beat.
Why poor areas vote for politicians who want to slash the safety net. (The explanations might surprise you.)