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From left: Sen. Pat Toomey, Sen. Bob Casey
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Kim Glovas
January 25, 2019 - 4:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The end of the government shutdown is good news for those impacted furloughed employees, but the focus still lingers on negotiations surrounding border security — while keeping the government running. Democratic Sen. Bob Casey is glad the shutdown is over, but he said...
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Negotiators are moving toward an agreement to temporarily reopen the federal government while talks continue on a border wall, two sources familiar with the matter said on Friday, though they cautioned the plan has yet to receive final sign-off from all s
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January 25, 2019 - 12:50 pm
By Kaitlan Collins, Phil Mattingly and Kevin Liptak (CNN) — President Donald Trump conceded Friday to mounting pressure that he reopen the federal government, agreeing to a temporary funding measure that would allow federal employees to return to work but that does not include the billions of...
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The Capitol at sunset after the Senate rejected competing Democratic and Republican proposals for ending the partial government shutdown, which is the longest in the nation's history, in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
January 25, 2019 - 6:46 am
By Andrew Taylor and Alan Fram, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A splintered Senate voted down competing Democratic and Republican plans for ending the 35-day partial government shutdown, but the twin setbacks prompted a burst of bipartisan talks aimed at temporarily halting the longest-ever...
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi
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January 24, 2019 - 11:29 am
UPDATED: 5 p.m. ___ By Andrew Taylor and Alan Fram, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A splintered Senate swatted down competing Democratic and Republican plans for ending the 34-day partial government shutdown on Thursday, leaving President Donald Trump and Congress with no obvious formula for...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., leaves the chamber after speaking about his plan to move a 1,300-page spending measure, which includes $5.7 billion to fund President Donald Trump's proposed wall.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
January 23, 2019 - 6:51 am
By Alan Fram and Andrew Taylor, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders agreed to hold votes this week on dueling proposals to reopen shuttered federal agencies, forcing a political reckoning for senators grappling with the longest shutdown in U.S. history: Side with President Donald...
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Mitch McConnell and Donald Trump
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January 22, 2019 - 4:09 pm
By Clare Foran and Ted Barrett (CNN) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters on Tuesday that he expects a key vote will take place Thursday on legislation to fund President Donald Trump's border wall and reopen shuttered parts of the government. In a Senate floor speech, the...
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This undated photo provided by the Carson City Sheriff's Office in Carson City, Nev., shows suspect Wilbur Martinez-Guzman.
Carson City Sheriff's Office via AP
January 22, 2019 - 11:35 am
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A man suspected by authorities of being in the U.S. illegally shot and killed four people in Nevada over the past few weeks, officials said, adding fuel to the immigration debate. While it wasn't immediately clear Tuesday where 20-year-old Wilbur Martinez-Guzman was from or how he...
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President Donald Trump leaves the podium after speaking about the partial government shutdown, immigration and border security in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019.
AP Photo/Alex Brandon
January 22, 2019 - 6:59 am
UPDATED: 10:04 a.m. By Jill Colvin and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's proposal to reopen the government, sweetened with immigration provisions that are aimed at mollifying Democrats but that have alienated some conservatives, is headed for Senate action,...
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President Donald Trump
Evan Vucci/AP
January 18, 2019 - 9:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a bid to break the shutdown impasse and fund his long-promised border wall, President Donald Trump on Saturday offered to extend temporary protection for young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children. But while Trump cast the move as a "common-sense compromise,"...
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Ben Miller and Cristina Martinez of South Philly Barbacoa.
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Hadas Kuznits
January 16, 2019 - 6:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With the partial government shutdown continuing over a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, the debate over immigration remains open. Meanwhile, some local chefs are working hard to bring attention to the plight of immigrants in the restaurant industry during a fundraiser...
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