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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, talks with reporters as he walks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019.
Susan Walsh/AP Photo
January 04, 2019 - 10:32 am
By Matthew Daly, Catherine Lucey and Jill Colvin, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid signs of Republican unease over the prolonged partial government shutdown, congressional leaders planned to meet Friday with President Donald Trump after House Democrats muscled through legislation to fund the...
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House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., center, and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., push back on President Donald Trump's demand for funding to build a wall on the US-Mexico border.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
January 04, 2019 - 7:53 am
By Matthew Daly, Catherine Lucey and Jill Colvin, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — On their first day in the majority, House Democrats have passed a plan to re-open the government without funding President Donald Trump's promised border wall. The largely party-line votes Thursday night came after...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, in Washington.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo
January 03, 2019 - 6:53 am
UPDATED: 10:34 a.m. By Lisa Mascaro and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The partial government shutdown entered a 13th day Thursday with House Democrats prepared to pass their plan to reopen government and President Donald Trump accusing them of playing politics with an eye on...
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Acting Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt, left, and acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan, right, listen as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, in Washington.
Evan Vucci/AP
January 02, 2019 - 4:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday the partial government shutdown will last "as long as it takes" as closures entered a 12th day over his demands for billions of dollars from Congress to build a border wall with Mexico. "Could be a long time or could be quickly," Trump said...
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The Capitol is seen as New Year's Day comes to a close with the partial government shutdown in its second week, in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
January 02, 2019 - 7:07 am
By Lisa Mascaro, AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are sweeping into power this week on a campaign promise of improving government for ordinary Americans. But first, they'll have to get government reopened from the partial shutdown. As the Congress gavels in for the...
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The Capitol is mirrored in the Reflecting Pool in Washington, as a partial government shutdown heads into a second week, Friday night, Dec. 28, 2018.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
December 31, 2018 - 1:03 pm
By Zeke Miller and Misa Mascaro, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are introducing a package of bills Monday that would re-open the federal government without approving money for President Donald Trump's border wall. The House is preparing to vote as soon as the new Congress...
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The White House is seen, Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, in Washington.
Alex Brandon/AP Photo
December 31, 2018 - 11:39 am
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite public equivocations by three confidants, President Donald Trump is insisting he wants to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. "An all concrete Wall was NEVER ABANDONED," tweeted Trump, whose demand for congressional funding to...
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CNN
December 29, 2018 - 12:56 pm
By Veronica Stracqualursi and Kevin Liptak (CNN) — President Donald Trump issued an executive order Friday freezing federal workers' pay for 2019, following through on a proposal he announced earlier in the year. The move, which nixes a 2.1 percent across-the-board pay raise that was set to take...
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Catarina Gomez via AP
December 28, 2018 - 12:43 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is visiting the Texas border city where an 8-year-old Guatemalan boy was detained with his father before dying in government custody . DHS spokeswoman Katie Waldman said Nielsen is heading to El Paso on Friday. Waldman says Nielsen...
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Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department via AP
December 28, 2018 - 8:19 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The shooting death of a California police officer has reignited the debate over sanctuary laws, with a sheriff all but blaming the statewide immigration policy for the killing as he announced the arrest of a man living in the U.S. illegally. A two-day statewide manhunt ended...
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