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In this Jan. 30, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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January 17, 2019 - 9:28 am
By Catherine Lucey, Jill Colvin and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A grand Washington ritual became a potential casualty of the partial government shutdown as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to postpone his Jan. 29 State of the Union speech. She cited...
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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.
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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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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) rebuked comments Rep. Steve King (R-IA) made to The New York Times that were sympathetic to white supremacists.
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January 14, 2019 - 8:25 pm
By Manu Raju, Ashley Killough and Clare Foran, CNN (CNN) - - Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa has been stripped of committee assignments following racist comments he made to The New York Times in a report published last week, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced Monday. McCarthy...
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From left: Sen. Pat Toomey, Sen. Bob Casey
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Tim Jimenez
January 09, 2019 - 8:10 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — President Donald Trump's Tuesday primetime address on border security from the Oval Office has lawmakers and analysts talking. Kelly Dittmar, a political science teacher at Rutgers-Camden, says she doesn't think the president's Tuesday night address will change...
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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.
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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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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.
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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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December 28, 2018 - 6:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The end of 2018 seemed to signal good things to come for America's farmers. Fresh off the passage of the farm bill, which reauthorized agriculture, conservation and safety net programs, the USDA last week announced a second round of direct payments to growers hardest hit by...
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In this, Dec. 15, 2018, file photo, Pedro H. Gonzalez, bi-vocational Denver pastor and board member of Colorado Family Action, poses for a photograph in Clement Park in Littleton, Colo.
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December 27, 2018 - 1:45 pm
By Nichols Riccardi, Associated Press LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — Pedro Gonzalez has faith in Donald Trump and his party. The 55-year-old Colombian immigrant is a pastor at an evangelical church in suburban Denver. Initially repelled by Trump in 2016, he's been heartened by the president's steps to...
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A tourist is reflected in a window of the closed building housing the Liberty Bell, Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, in Philadelphia. The building is closed due to the partial government shutdown.
Matt Slocum/AP Photo
December 27, 2018 - 7:40 am
By Juliet Linderman and Darlene Superville, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Chances look slim for ending the partial government shutdown any time soon. Lawmakers are away from Washington for the holidays and have been told they will get 24 hours' notice before having to return for a vote. And...
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President Donald Trump
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December 25, 2018 - 2:53 pm
By Darlene Superville and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says parts of the government will stay shut as long as Democrats refuse to build more barriers on the U.S.-Mexico border, seemingly dashing hope for a Christmas miracle that would soon allow several...
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