House Passes $1.1T Government Spending Bill, Sends to SenateThe House easily passed a $1.1 trillion governmentwide spending bill on Wednesday, awarding wins to both Democrats and Republicans while putting off until later this year fights over President Donald Trump's promised border wall with Mexico and massive military buildup.
Senate Dems Block Quick Vote on Short-Term Spending BillSenate Democrats late Thursday blocked a quick vote on a short-term spending bill to keep the government open, roiling Washington with brinkmanship less than 30 hours before a midnight Friday deadline for a shutdown and President Donald Trump's 100th day in office.
Sen. Cardin To Hold Roundtable With Small BusinessesMaryland Sen. Ben Cardin is scheduled to visit the BioPark at the University of Maryland in Baltimore to talk about how the recent government shutdown impacted local businesses.
Federal Workers Back To Work After 16-Day ShutdownBy the thousands, furloughed federal workers began returning to work across the country Thursday after 16 days off the job due to the partial government shutdown.
VP Joe Biden Greets Returning Federal Workers At EPASome federal workers back on the job Thursday morning were getting a personal welcome from Vice President Joe Biden.
Visitors Flock To D.C. Sites Again After ShutdownVisitors lined up waiting for Washington's museums to finally reopen Thursday after a 16-day government shutdown that has cost each site money in lost gift store sales, theater tickets and concessions.
Senate Has Deal To Avoid Default & Open GovernmentSenate leaders announced last-minute agreement Wednesday to avert a threatened Treasury default and reopen the government after a partial, 16-day shutdown. Congress raced to pass the measure by day's end.
Local Leaders To Talk Shutdown Effects In D.C.District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray is meeting with local government leaders from Maryland and Virginia to talk about the wide-ranging effects of the federal government shutdown.
Md. Family Struggles As Bills Pile Up And The Government Remains Shut DownFifteen days into the government shutdown, thousands of Maryland workers are now going into a third week without pay and really feeling the pinch.
At Least 26,000 File For Unemployment In D.C., Md. Amid ShutdownFurloughed federal government workers have filed more than 10,000 claims for unemployment benefits in the District of Columbia as the government shutdown has persisted nearly a week.
Academy Football Teams Begin Second Uncertain WeekThe service academy football teams are preparing to play this weekend's scheduled games while still facing some uncertainty because of the partial government shutdown.
Debt Limit Overtaking Shutdown As U.S. Crisis FocusA market-rattling federal default loomed and the partial government shutdown lingered on Monday, but a gridlocked Congress betrayed little or no urgency toward resolving either of the nation's most challenging short-term economic disputes.