Government Spending

Congress Faces Last Chance at Progress Before a 7-Week Break
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Lawmakers might be able to clear a measure responding to the heroin crisis, but deals are not expected on spending bills and other items of business.

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Trump Super PAC Director Vows to Match Clinton PAC Spending
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“We will match them dollar for dollar,” Ken McKay said.

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Conservative to Fund Republicans Who Back Climate Change Action
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The spending comes as Republican leaders have questioned or denied the established science of human-caused climate change.

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Senate Democrats Block Zika Spending Bill Over Planned Parenthood Exclusion
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Senate Democrats blocked a spending bill that includes $1.1 billion to combat the Zika virus—saying the measure unreasonably excludes women’s health providers such as Planned Parenthood from money for a public health crisis that affects pregnant women.

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Trump Bashes Hillary's Money From Wall Street, Special Interests
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Donald Trump said Tuesday that he had no problems with spending his own money on the presidential campaign – and he dismissed the fundraising gap with Hillary Clinton because she was getting the money from the Wall Street guys and all the special interests. As far as I’m…

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Donald Trump, Chasing Campaign Cash, Veers From Battleground States
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The Trump campaign schedule is being driven by fund-raising needs, diverting his attention from states where Hillary Clinton is spending her time.

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China Pushes Back Against U.S. Complaints of Industrial Overcapacity
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Washington did not complain when Beijing’s spending helped global growth, a Chinese official said, adding that the impact of closing factories was hard to estimate.

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