Feb 12

The latest border security deal, explained

Here is exactly what’s in the compromise struck between the top Republicans and Democrats on the congressional appropriations committees, and how it looks from both sides of Pennsylvania Avenue.

Feb 11

Lawmakers announce ‘agreement in principle’ to avoid shutdown

Congressional negotiators announced an agreement late Monday to prevent a government shutdown and finance construction of new barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, overcoming a late-stage hang-up over immigration enforcement issues that had threatened to scuttle the talks.