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Trump sees 'fast' decision over new FBI director

May 13, 2017 - 10:41 PM

UPDATED The White House however has provided no set timeline for the process of replacing former FBI director James Comey

TRUMP. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the Delaware County Fair in Delaware, Ohio on October 20, 2016. Photo by Mandel Ngan/ AFP

Congress extends US borrowing authority until 2015

Feb 13, 2014 - 1:11 PM

The Senate passed the legislation 55 43 approving a debt ceiling hike with no political riders or other legislation attached

DEBT CEILING HIKE. U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT), left, talks with U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio after the House voted to raise the debt ceiling until March 2015 on February 11, 2014 in Washington, DC. Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images/AFP

Senate leader eyes Sunday scrap over US gov't shutdown

Sep 25, 2013 - 9:21 AM

Senator Harry Reid the Democratic majority leader vowed to thwart ongoing Republican efforts to cut Obamacare funding in his chamber

BUDGET BATTLE. The United States government faces a potential shutdown as leaders continue to debate on the budget. This file photo dated December 18, 2011 shows the US Capitol in Washington, DC. AFP / Karen Bleier / Files

US braces for shutdown a week before budget deadline

Sep 24, 2013 - 10:01 AM

The current fiscal year ends September 30 and Congress remains bitterly split over spending in particular over President Barack Obama s landmark health care law

BUDGET BATTLE. The United States government faces a potential shutdown as leaders continue to debate on the budget. This file photo dated December 18, 2011 shows the US Capitol in Washington, DC. AFP / Karen Bleier / Files

US Senate clears border security hurdle for immigration bill

Jun 25, 2013 - 1:05 PM

The procedural vote marked an important test for comprehensive immigration reform backed by US President Barack Obama

Immigrants wait for their citizenship interviews at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), district office on January 29, 2013 in New York City. John Moore/Getty Images/AFP