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Politics Jan 16Deal on ‘Dreamers’ uncertain as lawmakers try to avert government shutdown
The continuing firestorm over Trump's vulgar remarks about countries in Africa is roiling partisan relations.
Politics Jan 11Trump asks why U.S. would want to admit more immigrants from ‘s***hole countries’
Spokesman Raj Shah says in a statement that while "Certain Washington politicians choose to fight for foreign countries," Trump "will always fight for the American people."…
Politics Jan 11WATCH: Senators say there’s a DACA deal. White House says there’s not
The disagreement plunged the issue back into uncertainty just eight days before a deadline that threatens a government shutdown.
Politics Jan 03Familiar partisan clashes face lawmakers as Congress returns
There will be some familiar but stubborn clashes facing lawmakers Wednesday as Congress begins its 2018 session.
Politics Nov 03GOP tax bill would be broadest tax code rewrite in 30 years
WASHINGTON — With fanfare and a White House kickoff, House Republicans unfurled a broad tax-overhaul plan that would touch virtually all Americans and the economy's every corner, mingling sharply lower rates for corporations and reduced personal taxes for many with…
Politics Apr 26Leading GOP moderate opposes plan to move House health bill
Republican lawmakers were meeting Wednesday to consider how to rescue the GOP drive to repeal much of President Barack Obama's health care law.
Politics Jan 13Congress takes first step toward dismantling the Affordable Care Act
Republicans have pushed a budget through Congress that provides an early but crucial victory in the effort. The real work lies ahead.
Politics Feb 03Ryan calls for unity, less anger from fractious GOP
WASHINGTON -- House Speaker Paul Ryan called on Republicans Wednesday to unify and stop fighting angrily among themselves as he tried steering his fractious party into an election year devoid of the heated showdowns between conservatives and pragmatists that transformed…
World Dec 26Post reporter imprisoned in Iran granted Christmas visit with family
Jason Rezaian, The Washington Post correspondent being held by the Iranian government for more than 500 days, was allowed a Christmas Day visit with his wife and mother.
Nation Sep 22Senate blocks anti-abortion bill; new showdown set
Senate Democrats thwarted a Republican effort to ban late-term abortions on Tuesday as GOP leaders strained to avoid a government shutdown in eight days over the dispute.