The Senate approved legislation Wednesday that scales back across-the-board cuts on programs ranging from the Pentagon to the national park system.
The countdown to a government shutdown is on, with the deadline just 25 hours away.
U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) on Monday gave the overall progress on the Second Avenue Subway project a B plus.
Doctors, patients and researchers Sunday painted a grim picture of what the human cost will be if Washington lawmakers don’t avoid across-the-board budget cuts this coming Friday.
Congress has failed to pass a budget for the last several years but some senate Democrats, including Connecticut’s Richard Blumenthal, sense a change in the air.