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Politics Jan 14Read Attorney General nominee Barr’s prepared Senate testimony
William Barr, President Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, will promise to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia interference in the 2016 presidential election, according to his prepared remarks for tomorrow's confirmation hearing.
Politics Jan 14WATCH: Trump says he ‘never worked for Russia’
President Donald Trump on Monday denied he worked for Russia, a direct response to a weekend report from The New York Times that FBI investigators had opened a probe into whether the president had acted on behalf of the country.
Nation Jan 11All migrant children to be moved from Tornillo, once the largest U.S. shelter for migrant children
All children being held at the emergency detention camp will have been transferred to another facility in the agency’s shelter network or discharged to a sponsor, Lynn Johnson, assistant secretary of HHS’ Administration for Children and Families, said in a…
Nation Jan 09Trump says walls work. It’s much more complicated
President Donald Trump has repeatedly insisted a border wall is the best solution to the nation’s immigration problems. Here is what the data and security experts say.
Politics Jan 08Trump says there’s a ‘crisis’ at the border. Here’s what the data says
President Donald Trump’s argument for building a border wall has boiled down to one word: crisis. Here’s what the data says.
Politics Jan 07WATCH: Trump’s prime-time immigration address
Trump said in his less than 10-minute address that all Americans are hurt by uncontrolled illegal migration, adding that it "strains public resources and drives down jobs and wages."…
Politics Jan 04The many ways the shutdown is stopping vital services and research
As the shutdown enters a possible third week, it is furthering straining thousands of furloughed federal workers who have gone without pay.
Politics Jan 04WATCH: Pelosi, House Democrats address sweeping reforms bill
Speaker Pelosi and other House Democrats are holding a news conference at 11 a.m. ET today. Watch their remarks here.
Politics Jan 03WATCH: Trump says he’ll ‘have to start watching PBS much more’
President Donald Trump made two references in recent days to PBS and its coverage of U.S.-North Korea relations -- first, in a tweet, and again during Wednesday's Cabinet meeting.
Politics Jan 03WATCH: House votes on plan to end partial shutdown
In one of its first official acts, the House passed a series of bills Thursday to fund several federal departments that are closed because of a partial government shutdown, which is now in its 13th day. Under the plan,…