Government Spending

Trump Campaign Is Raising Cash, But Can It Spend It?
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New campaign finance reports will give insight into the candidates’ vastly different spending habits as they headed into their parties’ conventions.

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Meet the Woman Who Could Take Down Donald Trump
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Kendal Unruh is trying to do what 16 Republican presidential candidates and at least three super PACs spending more than $20 million could not do: take down Trump.

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On Washington: How an Arcane Spending Fight Could Alter the Federal Balance of Power
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Republicans say the administration is spending on health insurance subsidies without congressional authority, raising a question: Could future presidents shift funds as they like?

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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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