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How Trump's budget would affect low-income students, historically black colleges
President Trump ’s proposed budget would cut financial aid funding for thousands of low-income college students, particularly those attending a historically black university, according to various analyses of the plan. The president’s proposed budget for the 2018 fiscal year, released last week,
What's inside Congress’ $1 trillion spending bill
Late last night, Congress reached a bipartisan agreement on a massive $1 trillion spending bill that will fund the government through September. The bill that’s expected to pass later this week puts off a government shutdown and delivers victories for both parties. Here's what is included in the
Congress reaches deal on government funding
Negotiators have reached a deal to fund the government through September, Congressional aides said, staving off the threat of a government shutdown through most of President Donald Trump 's first year in office. The bill includes funding for the military by $15 billion, with $1.5 billion of that
What's at Stake for Berkeley After Trump Warns University Over Canceled Speech
President Donald Trump ’s apparent warning that the University of California at Berkeley could be at risk of losing federal funds after campus police canceled a talk by a controversial news editor has raised questions about whether the U.S. government can restrict funding to a particular
The Note: Debate Expectations -- Veep Edition
NOTABLES --FIVE STORYLINES TO WATCH TONIGHT: Tonight marks a moment in the presidential campaign that is not squarely focused on the presidential hopefuls, but rather, on their running mates. Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence are facing off at the vice presidential debate at
Hillary Clinton Slams Donald Trump Over Taxes: 'This is Trump to a T'
Hillary Clinton on Monday slammed Donald Trump based on the recent report from the New York Times that the Republican presidential nominee could have avoiding paying any federal income taxes for nearly two decades. "While millions of American families, including mine and yours, were working hard,
President Obama to Finalize Overhaul of Overtime Rule, Boosting Pay for 4.2M Workers
The Obama administration is moving to finalize changes to double the salary threshold of workers entitled to overtime wages. The Department of Labor is set to settle its overtime protections for workers on Wednesday, extending overtime to an estimated 4.2 million additional workers who are not
Surprise! Obama Crashes White House Briefing for College Students
It PPI. Both. Journalists here. You know Josh was speaking forming an element is that right. My daughter but it. Or does. Having Anderson taught him. It was Josh thorough in his briefing. Well I heard you guys were around today so on the stop by and say hello. I also have a bit of breaking news
Sen. Elizabeth Warren: No 'Timeline' on Presidential Endorsement
Sen. Elizabeth Warren has said she has no "timeline" for making an endorsement in the Democratic presidential race . "The way I see it, Democrats are doing exactly what we should be doing," she told NECN in an interview. "I feel an enormous responsibility to make it clear what Democrats stand for."