Bill To Avert Shutdown For 1 Week Clears HouseHouse members have easily voted to approve a short-term spending bill that would avoid a partial government shutdown at midnight.
Sept. 11 Families Sue Saudi Arabia Over 9/11 AttacksHundreds of relatives of those killed on Sept. 11 have sued Saudi Arabia, joining many others who have tried to hold the kingdom responsible for the attacks.
Comey Says FBI Investigating Russia InterferenceFBI Director James Comey is publicly confirming for the first time that the FBI is investigating Russia's efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election
House Passes Bill To Restrict Legal Claims Against CompaniesThe House has approved a bill that would make it harder for individuals or groups to bring legal claims against companies in consumer disputes, employment discrimination cases and other areas.
Trump Enlists Congress; Ex-Intel Chief Denies WiretappingPresident Donald Trump turned to Congress on Sunday for help finding evidence to support his unsubstantiated claim that former President Barack Obama had Trump's telephones tapped during the election.
Texas Senate Calls For Amending Constitution To Limit FedsThe Texas Senate has approved calling a "convention of states" that would amend the U.S. Constitution and impose things like a federal balanced budget requirement and term limits.
Giffords To Lawmakers: 'Have Some Courage' And Meet VotersHer comments on Thursday were in response to Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas, who this week invoked her 2011 shooting in explaining why he's currently only holding telephone town halls.
President Trump Expected To Submit Budget Blueprint On March 13Capitol Hill Republicans say the White House is planning to submit President Donald Trump's budget plan to Congress in mid-March.
Members Of Congress Face Angry Constituents At Town HallsRepublican U.S. Rep. David Brat, who rode voter anger to a historic political upset nearly three years ago, was on the receiving end of constituent angst about the Trump administration as he held a town hall in Virginia.
Sen. Cruz Says Rio Grande Valley Crucial To Texas' Economic StrengthU.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) visited the Rio Grande Valley Friday and Saturday to meet with agriculture leaders, business owners and border mayors.
Sen. Cruz Pushes Bill To Revoke Citizenship Of Americans Who Join Islamic StateSenator Ted Cruz is renewing a push for Congress to pass legislation that would revoke the citizenship of any American who tries to join the Islamic State or other terrorist groups, according to a report in the Washington Examiner.
Military Services Detail Plans For $30 Billion Budget BoostThe military services have delivered to Congress blueprints for increasing the defense budget by more than $30 billion to pay for new jet fighters, armored vehicles, improved training and more.

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