A domestic energy and water spending bill was defeated last week over an amendment that would prevent the U.S. government from hiring contractors that discriminate based on gender identity and sexual orientation.
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A major shift in federal drug policy was buried in the 1,603-page spending bill.
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Congress avoided a government shutdown -- barely.
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Wealthy donors win big in the new spending bill. Again.