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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,…
Politics Jan 03WATCH: Democrats take control of the House as new Congress convenes
The House will convene at noon today. Watch the event here.
Politics Jan 03WATCH: Senators sworn in as new Congress begins
The Senate convened today. Watch senators being sworn in here.
Politics Jan 03Democrats take control of the House today. Here’s what to expect
Shutdown aside, there are several other items on Democrats’ agenda. Here's what to expect as the new Congress convenes today.