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Politics Jan 22Senate leaders agree on plan to reopen government
Democrats are aligning behind a plan to reopen the federal government as the Senate heads toward a key vote.
Politics Jan 22WATCH: White House says Trump is pleased Democrats have ‘come to their senses’ in shutdown fight
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders read a statement from Trump on Monday afternoon after roughly 25 senators from both parties helped negotiate an end to the federal government shutdown.
Politics Jan 22U.S. officials delay departure to Davos meeting amid shutdown
Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin is leading the delegation of Cabinet members and was scheduled to leave Monday for the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos. President Donald Trump was planning to leave later in the week.
Politics Jan 22White House defends anti-immigrant Trump campaign ad, calling Democrats ‘complicit’ in killings
The 30-second spot was released on Saturday's anniversary of Trump's inauguration and amid the government shutdown.
Politics Jan 21New York state will pay to keep Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island open
The state will spend $65,000 a day beginning Monday for the federal employees who operate the sites.
Politics Jan 21McConnell opposes Trump on ending filibusters
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is pushing back against President Donald Trump's calls to end Senate filibusters.
Politics Jan 19WATCH: White House budget director says chances of shutdown are ‘between 50 and 60 percent’
Mulvaney said he was "handicapping" the prospect of a shutdown between 50 and 60 percent. But, he added, "we're planning for it as though it's 100 percent."…
Politics Jan 18Black lawmakers, other Democrats seek censure of Trump
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus are introducing a resolution to censure President Donald Trump for reportedly using the term "shithole" to describe African countries last week.
Politics Jan 18White House says Trump supports budget deal, CHIP funding
President Donald Trump favors making the CHIP program part of "a long term solution, not a 30 Day, or short term, extension!" he wrote on Twitter.
Politics Jan 17Interior official criticizes parks advisory board that quit out of frustration
A U.S. Interior Department official has reacted harshly to the resignation of most members of a board that advises it on national parks.