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Nation Jan 06Each side accusing other of giving no ground on shutdown
More discussions were planned for Sunday, while President Donald Trump, who did not attend the negotiating session, was scheduled to be at Camp David for a retreat with White House staff on border security and other topics.
Politics Jan 05Democrats take power in House; impeachment talk flares
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had only been in office for a few hours when a handful of Democrats defied her persistent calls not to begin the new Congress by talking about impeachment.
Politics Jan 03WATCH: ‘Without a wall you cannot have border security,’ Trump says
President Donald Trump made a surprise appearance in the White House briefing room Thursday on the 13th day of the partial government shutdown, as he continued to dig in his heels over his promised border wall.
Politics Jan 03WATCH: Speaker Pelosi heralds ‘new dawn’ at opening of 116th Congress
In a nod to the moment, Pelosi, the first female speaker, was broadly pledging to make Congress work for all Americans.
Politics Jan 03WATCH: House elects Pelosi speaker as Democrats take control
The near party-line majority vote makes her the country's most powerful Democrat as the party begins two more years of confronting President Donald Trump.
Politics Jan 03Talks go nowhere as partial government shutdown enters 13th day
No one budged at President Donald Trump's closed-door meeting with congressional leaders, so the partial government shutdown persisted over his demand for billions of dollars to build a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico. They'll all try again Friday.
Politics Jan 02WATCH: Trump fires at Democrats over shutdown, says Vatican has ‘biggest wall of them all’
President Donald Trump said Wednesday at a Cabinet meeting at the White House that if Democrats are going to say a border wall is "immoral," then "you've got to do something about the Vatican."…
Politics Jan 02On top of House Democrats’ to-do list? Try to end the shutdown
House Democrats are sweeping into power this week on a campaign promise of improving government for ordinary Americans. But first, they'll have to get government reopened from the partial shutdown.
Politics Jan 02Hill leaders to attend White House briefing on border security
Democratic and Republican congressional leaders are expected to attend a briefing on border security at the White House as the government remains partially shut down and President Donald Trump asks in a tweet, "Let's make a deal?"…
Politics Jan 01White House invites Hill leaders to briefing on border security
As a partial government shutdown extends into its 11th day, the White House has invited congressional leaders to attend a West Wing briefing Wednesday on border security.