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January 18, 2019 - 12:38 pm
(CBS News) -- As the partial government shutdown enters day 28 with no talks planned to break the stalemate over funding for President Trump's border wall, Republican Congressman Will Hurd is calling on a solution to U.S. border security with an emphasis on technology — not a physical barrier. "...
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AP
January 09, 2019 - 1:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump stalked out of his negotiating meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday — "I said bye-bye," he tweeted soon after — as efforts to end the 19-day partial government shutdown fell into deeper disarray over his demand for billions of dollars to build a wall...
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January 07, 2019 - 7:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — With no weekend breakthrough to end a prolonged partial government shutdown, President Donald Trump is standing firm in his border wall funding demands and newly empowered House Democrats are planning to step up pressure on Trump and Republican lawmakers to reopen the government...
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AP
January 03, 2019 - 10:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The 116th Congress gaveled into session Thursday swathed in history, returning the first woman to the House speaker's office and ushering in a diverse class of Democratic freshmen ready to confront President Donald Trump in a new era of divided government. The new Congress is like...
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AP
January 02, 2019 - 7:59 am
(CBS News) -- With the partial government shutdown in its 12th day, President Trump is raising the profile and increasing the confidentiality of a meeting with Republicans and Democrats on border security by holding it in the Situation Room. The Situation Room, intended for highly classified...
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AP
December 31, 2018 - 12:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are introducing a package of bills Monday that would re-open the federal government without approving funding for President Donald Trump's border wall with Mexico, establishing an early confrontation that will test the new power dynamic in Washington. The House is...
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AP
December 31, 2018 - 9:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday took the first major step toward launching a widely anticipated campaign for the presidency, hoping her reputation as a populist fighter can help her navigate a Democratic field that could include nearly two dozen candidates. "No matter what our...
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AP
December 27, 2018 - 7:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Chances look slim for ending the partial government shutdown any time soon. Lawmakers are away from Washington for the holidays and have been told they will get 24 hours' notice before having to return for a vote. And although the Senate is slated to come into session Thursday...
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December 24, 2018 - 11:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was meeting with his Homeland Security secretary and other officials on Monday to discuss border security issues as a partial government shutdown over his U.S.-Mexico border wall entered Christmas without a clear resolution in sight. Though both sides have...
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AP
December 21, 2018 - 1:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Racing toward a partial government shutdown, President Donald Trump appeared dug in Friday in a standoff with Democrats over his demand for billions of dollars in U.S.-Mexico border wall money. 5 government entities would be affected by the partial shutdown if no deal is reached...
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