BUDGET BATTLE

Familiar partisan clashes face lawmakers as Congress returns

WASHINGTON/January 03, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— There will be some familiar but stubborn clashes facing lawmakers Wednesday as Congress begins its 2018 session starting at the year’s first potential calamity — an election-year government shutdown unless there’s a bipartisan spending pact by Jan. 19. Looking to prevent a closure of federal agencies, top White House officials planned to meet … Continue reading Familiar partisan clashes face lawmakers as Congress returns