Congress narrowly avoided a government shutdown Friday by approving an extension of spending authority that will keep federal employees on the job for at least one more week.
With hours to go before a midnight deadline, lawmakers passed a stop-gap spending measure to avoid shuttering federal agencies on President Donald Trump's 100th day in office. The move gives negotiators working on longer term legislation a few days to finish their work.
"It will carry us through next week so that a bipartisan final agreement can be reached and so that members will have time to review the legislation before we...
The sun sets on the U.S. Capitol during the inauguration parade of President Barack Obama along Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C.