Lawmakers have until Dec. 21 to reach a deal.
Congressional leaders have until Dec. 21 to strike a bipartisan funding deal.
The Trump-backed measure was dropped from the bill as a compromise.
The president originally said Mexico would pay for the wall, but now has turned to U.S. taxpayers.
Although California has the highest public welfare expenditures, it didn’t make the list.
Trump said he would “totally be willing” to do so if he doesn’t receive the funding he wants for the wall.
State spending on the health care program made up nearly 30 percent of 2018’s total.
More than 93 million Americans were considered obese as of 2016.
Boeing’s defense business boosted earnings during its most recent fiscal quarter.
U.S. debt payments will balloon, as the country takes on more debt while interest rates rise.
Spending on advertising in 2018 surpassed all other midterm cycles, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.
Nearly half of all Democratic ads referenced health care.
New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood filed a 96-page lawsuit against the oil and gas company.
The strengthening economy has been credited with lifting Americans out of poverty.
The White House on Tuesday released a 72-page report warning that socialism is on the verge of making a comeback in the United States.
President Trump is threatening to slash financial aid the United States provides to three Central American nations over the migrant caravan on route to the U.S. southern border.
The U.S. Treasury Department revealed on Monday that the national deficit reached a six-year high.
Moody’s Managing Director John Lonski explains Trump’s spending plan
The former U.S. comptroller general lambasted federal spending.
It will be costly and time-consuming for California to go carbon free by 2045.