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Politics Feb 23Rick Gates pleads guilty to two charges, cooperates with Mueller in Russia probe
The deal would make Gates the third campaign or White House staffer to cooperate with the Russia investigation headed by special counsel Robert Mueller, rather than face potential jail time.
Politics Feb 06Congress’ latest funding fight, explained
Congress needs to reach a spending deal in the next few days to avoid another government shutdown.
Politics Feb 01Overheard live at the GOP retreat
Congressional Republicans are holding a retreat in West Virginia this week to set the party's policy agenda for the upcoming year.
Politics Jan 30The word nearly every president uses to describe the state of the union
President Gerald Ford was the first to turn the title of the State of the Union address into a hallmark phrase with a verb.
Politics Jan 23The shutdown is over, but Congress still has a long to-do list
Congress is facing a complex web of difficult, hot-button issues, and a very limited calendar in which to get them done.
Politics Jan 22It’s Day 3 of the government shutdown. Here’s where things stand
Senate lawmakers are negotiating a possible spending deal, as the government shutdown enters the third day on Monday. Here's a guide to the latest developments.
Politics Jan 21It’s day 2 of the government shutdown. Where are we?
As the government shutdown stretches into a second day, both the House and Senate are preparing to reconvene. What happens now?…
Politics Jan 20What exactly this shutdown means, agency by agency
We looked through the specific plans for a shutdown from more than a dozen key agencies. Here’s what we found.
Politics Jan 16What are the odds of a government shutdown?
Here's a guide to the factors that will determine whether Congress avoids a government shutdown or not.
Politics Jan 15Did Trump say s***hole? Who said what about what Trump said
We pored through officials' statements to get a better look at what those who attended last Thursday's immigration meeting are saying about the president's remarks.