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Politics Mar 02Analysis: GOP senators struggle to escape no-win border vote
It’s increasingly clear that Republican senators are deeply uncomfortable with President Trump’s use of executive power to build a border wall and desperate to devise a way around a looming vote that could terminate it.
Nation Feb 15Trump’s national emergency sparks GOP divide
Some are backing the president, while others are vehemently opposed, setting up a potential showdown that extends beyond the expected legal battles.
Politics Feb 15As Democrats lean left, will voters follow?
Captivated by a handful of liberal superstars, Democrats are venturing where the party has long feared to tread: Steep taxes on the rich. Abolishing an immigration enforcement agency. And proposing a sweeping Green New Deal to combat climate change.
Politics Feb 13House votes to withdraw U.S. involvement in Yemen fight
Passage would mark the first time Congress has relied on the decades-old War Powers Resolution to halt military intervention. It also would set up a potential confrontation with the White House, which has threatened a veto.
Politics Feb 06Unbowed by Trump’s words, Democrats plan for investigations and legislation
"The president should not bring threats to the floor of the House," Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters, rebuking Trump's suggestion in his State of the Union address in the House chamber that the investigations could harm the economy.
Politics Jan 24Trump’s unintended shutdown gift to Pelosi: a unified Democratic caucus
It's not even about the wall at this point. Democrats are sticking together with an unusual amount of unity as a way to strengthen House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's hand and set a tone in the new Congress.
Politics Jan 24WATCH: Pelosi addresses shutdown, postponed State of the Union
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will hold a news conference at 10:45 a.m. ET today. Watch her remarks here.
Politics Jan 23House Democrats float new shutdown offer with more ’21st century’ border security
The offer is a possible path toward a compromise even though it does not have the money the president wants for building the wall between the U.S and Mexico.
Politics Jan 22Senate set to vote on 2 competing plans to end shutdown
Senate leaders reached an agreement on Tuesday to vote this week on two competing proposals to end the government shutdown, including President Donald Trump's plan to have Congress pay for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border that's likely to fail.
Nation Jan 19Could 1st tangible signs of shutdown progress be emerging?
The first tangible signs of movement may be emerging in the impasse that has shut down the government for weeks: President Donald Trump is promising a “major announcement” about the closure and the U.S.-Mexico border and Democrats are pledging more…