Each senator blamed the opposing party for holding up relief funding for Puerto Rico. Here’s what’s going on.
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A pair of votes are scheduled in the Senate for Jan. 24 -- either of which could end the partial government shutdown after nearly five weeks. But what are in these two measures -- one from the Republicans and the other from Democrats? And is there any likelihood of passage? Here’s a rundown.
President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer sparred before news cameras over the need and effectiveness of a southern border wall, at times fact-checking and speaking over one another.
Here’s a recap of what was said, fact-checked and with added context.
Lawmakers have agreed to reopen the federal government after a shutdown due to failure to compromise on federal funding and on a deal for young immigrants at risk of deportation, so-called "Dreamers."
Sen. Charles Schumer says Bridge to Nowhere, the poster child for earmark waste, could not happen in today's system. We say it could.