The finding could throw a wrench into possible GOP plans to repeal the "risk corridors."
Republicans on Friday discussed targeting the “risk corridors” provision of the health law.
Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) called the passage "a real accomplishment."
The bill passed on a 251-166 vote with 63 mostly conservative Republicans voting "no."
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said Obama will not negotiate over the debt ceiling.
Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.) will take the first step toward a new career as an international diplomat...
Murray said Democrats won't negotiate on raising the debt ceiling.
The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office announced Wednesday that it will release its annual...
"Goodness gracious, that is a big piece of business; that is a big bill,” Obama joked.
Senate vote sends to the bill to White House for Obama's signature.
Both parties scored policy wins in the bill.
The $1.012 trillion bill covers the entire discretionary budget and takes up 1,582 pages.
“We have an increasingly lawless presidency,” Ryan said.
Sylvia Burwell said the December budget deal indicates the parties can work together.
The conservative Club for Growth on Thursday said it would punish any senators voting for a flood...
President Obama reminded the American people about October's government shutdown in the State of...
Deficit score less than the $23B touted by House & Senate Agriculture Committee leaders.
Republican leaders have yet to figure out what they want to get out of the debt limit fight.
The president's budget, due on the first Monday in February, will be unveiled March 4.
To be sure, Puerto Rico faces a number of hurdles on its road to statehood.
IRS, ObamaCare and military pensions are among the policy losers in huge bill.
"This is a 1,500-page bill that nobody has actually read," Rep. James McGovern said.
The trillion-dollar spending legislation is set to pass the House on Wednesday.
The higher-than-expected surplus is not expected to affect the need to raise the debt limit.