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Government shutdown: House sends bill to Senate hours ahead of deadline

CNN  —  Congress may now be on a path to avert a shutdown after the House abruptly reversed course and passed a bipartisan bill to extend government funding just hours…

Government shutdown nears as Congress continues negotiations

The White House is seen on June 24. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Along with other government agencies, the White House sent a message to its staff with the critical logistical instructions…

DeSantis supports 15-week federal abortion ban for first time in second GOP debate

CNN  —  Sen. Tim Scott on Wednesday successfully pinned down Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for the first time on whether he would support a 15-week federal abortion ban. “Yes, I…

IRS contractor charged with stealing Donald Trump’s tax returns

CNN  —  Federal prosecutors announced charges Friday against a contractor with the Internal Revenue Service who allegedly stole the tax returns of a high-ranking government official. A source familiar with…

Dianne Feinstein, longest-serving female US senator in history, dies at 90

Washington CNN  —  Dianne Feinstein, whose three decades in the Senate made her the longest-serving female US senator in history, has died following months of declining health. She was 90.…

Government shutdown imminent as GOP divisions on full display after late night votes

CNN  —  Divisions among House Republicans were on display Thursday as tensions erupted during a closed-door meeting and later the chamber convened with late night votes as a government shutdown…

Fact check: Republicans make false, misleading claims at first Biden impeachment inquiry hearing

CNN  —  The Republican-led House Oversight Committee is holding its first hearing Thursday in the impeachment inquiry of President Joe Biden – and Republicans on the committee have made a…

Takeaways from the second Republican presidential debate

CNN  —  The second 2024 Republican presidential primary debate ended just as it began: with former President Donald Trump – who hasn’t yet appeared alongside his rivals onstage – as…

McConnell and McCarthy split deepens as GOP divide prompts shutdown fears

CNN  —  House Speaker Kevin McCarthy privately delivered a message to Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell this week: The Senate’s bipartisan bill to keep the government open wouldn’t get a…

Donald Trump Fast Facts | CNN Politics

CNN  —  Here’s a look at the life of Donald Trump, the 45th president of the United States. Birth date: June 14, 1946 Birth place: New York, New York Birth…