Advocates say increased fees and payments for families would be burden.
Republican leaders face conflicting pressures: Work with Obama or oppose him?
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) says President Obama will have to "reach a little bit."
Any request would come on top of hundreds of millions of dollars already allocated.
John Podesta said lawmakers should “ditch the sequester.”
Winning the Senate would give the GOP more leverage in spending fights.
“I don’t have an estimate on that,” says White House press secretary Josh Earnest.
The White House wants authority for it to arm rebels added to a government-funding bill.
House Democratic leaders are in wait-and-see mode on a funding measure.
Rep. Reid Ribble (R-Wis.) suggested that the House stay and pass its regular appropriations bills...
No decision has been made on the timing of a funding bill.
Rep. Matt Salmon (R-Ariz.) has introduced a bill that would prohibit federal funding for a project...
“If we don’t return to sound budgeting, we’ll have a debt crisis,” he warned.
He hopes to confirm 50 of Obama’s nominees in a last hurrah.
“The technical term for that is bulls---,” one budget expert said.
Democrats are criticizing GOP for budget cuts to health agencies.
U.S. forces have carried out more than 266 airstrikes in Iraq and 103 in Syria.
The Pentagon and White House have yet to offer estimates of the war's cost.
Lawmakers might need to be in D.C. the week of Sept. 29.
House Republicans will huddle at 9 a.m. Thursday morning to plot a way forward.
The White House wanted $88 million; a source says the House bill includes $40 million.
Boehner said he expected the bill would keep the government operating into lame-duck session.
Sources cautioned that no final decision has been made.
Lawmakers on Thursday urged OMB to consider the budget on a two-year basis instead of annually.