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In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo, a woman takes a photo by the border fence between San Diego, Calif., and Tijuana, as seen from Mexico.
Daniel Ochoa de Olza/AP, file
January 30, 2019 - 7:40 am
UPDATED: 12:45 p.m. WASHINGTON (AP) — Capitol Hill negotiators are hopeful of an agreement as they officially kick off talks Wednesday on a homeland security spending bill stalled over funding for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall. Left on their own, the seasoned House and Senate...
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Stacey Abrams
CNN
January 29, 2019 - 2:55 pm
(CNN) — Former Georgia governor candidate Stacey Abrams has accepted an invitation to give the Democratic response to the State of the Union address, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Tuesday. Abrams has been talked about as a rising star in the Democratic Party. She gained a national...
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A TSA worker checks hands an identification card back to a traveler, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle.
Ted S. Warren/AP Photo
January 26, 2019 - 8:52 am
By Jill Colvin, Lisa Mascaro and Zeke Miller, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Submitting to mounting pressure, President Donald Trump has signed a bill to reopen the government for three weeks, backing down from his demand that Congress give him money for his border wall before federal agencies...
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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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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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Doris Cochran works on "an ugly sweater," which she is planning to sell. Cochran is a disabled mother of two young boys living in subsidized housing. She’s stockpiling canned foods to ensure her family won’t go hungry if her food stamps run out.
Sait Serkan Gurbuz/AP
January 21, 2019 - 10:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Doris Cochran, a disabled mother of two young boys, is stockpiling canned foods these days, filling her shelves with noodle soup, green beans, peaches and pears — anything that can last for months or even years. Her pantry looks as though she's preparing for a winter storm. But...
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President Donald Trump
Alex Brandon/AP
January 21, 2019 - 6:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thirty-one days into the partial government shutdown, Democrats and Republicans appeared no closer to ending the impasse than when it began, with President Donald Trump lashing out at his opponents after they dismissed a plan he'd billed as a compromise. Trump on Sunday branded...
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President Donald Trump speaks at the American Farm Bureau Federation's 100th Annual Convention, Monday Jan. 14, 2019, in New Orleans.
Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo
January 15, 2019 - 9:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the partial government shutdown (all times local): 3:25 p.m. The House has rejected a Democratic-sponsored bill to reopen the federal government though Feb. 1. The bill is one of two that Democrats proposed this week to end the partial...
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President Donald Trump talks with reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before departing for the American Farm Bureau Federation's 100th Annual Convention in New Orleans, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, in Washington.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo
January 14, 2019 - 6:43 am
UPDATED: 3:41 p.m. By Cathering Lucey and Darlene Superville, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump kept his hard line Monday on the partial government shutdown, now in a fourth week over his insistence on billions of dollars for a long, impregnable wall at the U.S. Mexico...
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