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Pelosi calls reporter's question ‘really disgusting'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that "civilization as we know it today is at stake" in the 2020 presidential election, saying that she does not want to "contemplate" the possibility that President Donald Trump could be elected to serve as second term in office.

Senate passes short-term funding bill to avert shutdown

The Senate voted Thursday to temporarily extend government funding into November in a bid to avert a government shutdown at the end of the month, sending the package to the White House for President Donald Trump's signature.

The US deficit topped $1 trillion

The US budget deficit widened to $1.067 trillion for the first 11 months of the fiscal year, an increase of 19% over this time last year, the Treasury Department reported Thursday.