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In this divided government, is compromise possible?

February 8, 2019
Congressional investigations and the border battle.
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3 stories you might have missed

February 6, 2019
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In SOTU address, Trump calls for end of resistance politics

February 6, 2019
Julie Pace, Catherine Lucey | Associated Press
Face to face with emboldened Democrats, President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on Washington to cast aside “revenge, resistance and retribution” and end “ridiculous partisan investigations” in a State of the Union address delivered at a vulnerable moment for his presidency.
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Stacey Abrams, in Democrats’ Response, Calls for Ballot Fairness

February 6, 2019
Sheryl Gay Stolberg | The New York Times
Stacey Abrams, who narrowly lost her race in November to be Georgia’s governor, delivered the Democrats’ official response to President Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday night by outlining the party’s vision for lower health care costs and a more inclusive immigration policy, and pressing her case that access to the voting booth should be easier, not harder.
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In State of the Union, Trump doubles down on border wall

February 6, 2019
Hallie Jackson | NBC News
In his Tuesday night State of the Union address, President Trump hit hard on immigration, renewing his call for a border wall – which included an unexpected remark contradicting his past policies.
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Trump to Call for Bipartisanship as He Threatens to Declare Emergency

February 5, 2019
Rebecca Ballhaus | The Wall Street Journal
President Trump in Tuesday’s State of the Union is expected to issue a plea for national unity at a moment of deep partisan divisions, with the Democratic-controlled House and the White House at an impasse over spending priorities while Mr. Trump threatens to do an end-run around both chambers of Congress to pay for a wall on the southern U.S. border.
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State of the Union Will Have Unifying Tone, White House Says

February 2, 2019
Annie Karni | The New York Times
President Trump plans to use his State of the Union address on Tuesday night to outline a bipartisan and optimistic vision of the country, a senior administration official said on Friday.

Looking ahead to the State of the Union

February 1, 2019
What is the state of our union?
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3 stories you might have missed

January 30, 2019
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