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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.
Politics Dec 31House Democrats unveil plan to open government
The House is preparing to vote on the package Thursday when the new Congress convenes. This is according to an aide who was not authorized to discuss the plan publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity.
Politics Dec 29Trump, Democrats play the blame game in 2nd shutdown weekend
President Donald Trump and Democrats are trading blame for the partial government shutdown but doing little substantive talking with each other as the disruption in federal services and public employees' pay slogs into another weekend.
Politics Dec 25Trump: Government won’t reopen ‘until we have a wall’
The president's comments seemingly dashed hope for a Christmas miracle that would soon allow several departments to reopen and employees to return to work.
Politics Dec 23Day two of partial government shutdown: Mulvaney says ‘very possible’ shutdown stretches into 2019
On the second day of the partial government shutdown, President Donald Trump is again turning to Twitter to try to make his case for a border wall with Mexico — the sticking point in the budget impasse with Congress.