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Court says House can sue White House over funds diverted to border wall

The ruling Friday by a panel of a federal circuit court said President Donald Trump’s decision to shift Treasury and Defense Department funds to the wall violates the Appropriations Clause of the Constitution. ... Read more»

FactChecking the GOP response

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul made misleading or exaggerated claims in their responses to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.... Read more»

Tax Day sets timing for fight over Buffett rule

With the deadline looming for Americans to file their income taxes, Democrats and Republicans in Congress have scheduled votes this week on their competing tax plans.... Read more»

Factcheck: Biden bungles talking point on debt

Joe Biden mistakenly claimed Americans own 85 percent of U.S. Treasury securities during his visit to China. Americans own 54 percent of the U.S. public debt — that is, the amount of debt held by the public. They own 69 percent of the total debt, which includes money the U.S. government owes itself.... Read more»