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Congress and President Obama barrel toward 2013 shutdown

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September 27, 2013
Congress and President Obama try to avoid a government shutdown in 2013.
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Trump’s Tax Plan: Low Rate for Corporations, and for Companies Like His

April 26, 2017
Julie Hirschfeld Davis, Alan Rappeport, Kate Kelly, Rachel Abrams | The New York Times
President Trump plans to unveil a tax cut blueprint on Wednesday that would apply a vastly reduced, 15 percent business tax rate.
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Court Blunts Trump’s Sanctuary Cities Crackdown

April 26, 2017
Pete Williams | NBC News
A federal judge Tuesday blunted the impact of one of President Donald Trump's executive orders on immigration.
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Republicans offer spending plan without border wall as Trump continues to vow that it will be built

April 26, 2017
Kelsey Snell, Ed O'Keefe | The Washington Post
A new Republican bid to keep the government open past Friday includes no fresh money for the construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Trump Eager to 'Sell' Tax Plan to Voters, Priebus Says

April 26, 2017
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
When President Trump unveils his tax reform ideas leading into his 100th day in office, he wants Washington and the American people to see “a president who is working at breakneck speed.”
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Trump scrambles to show progress as the 100-day mark approaches

April 26, 2017
Ashley Parker, Philip Rucker, Sean Sullivan | The Washington Post
The final frenzy at the White House began Monday, with a private reception for conservative news publications.
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White House ‘confident’ of averting shutdown as Trump shows flexibility on wall

April 25, 2017
Philip Rucker, Robert Costa, David Weigel | The Washington Post
The White House sought Monday to calm a jittery Washington ahead of a showdown with Congress over spending, and President Trump softened his demand that a deal to keep the federal government open include money to begin construction on his long-promised border wall.
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Trump Wants It Known: Grading 100 Days Is ‘Ridiculous’ (but His Were the Best)

April 25, 2017
Peter Baker | The New York Times
In case anyone was wondering, President Trump wants it known that he does not care about the false judgment of his administration after just 100 days. “It’s an artificial barrier,” he sniffed the other day. “Not very meaningful,” he scoffed. A “ridiculous standard,” he added on Twitter.
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The disrupter president and the do-little Congress

April 25, 2017
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
Will President Trump and congressional Republicans ever understand one another? Over time, they might accomplish things of mutual interest. Big things, perhaps. But the mismatch between the disrupter president and what has been a business-as-usual, do-little Congress seems especially evident as the 100-day mark of the administration nears.
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