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February 22, 2019 - 7:14 am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A park ranger furloughed during the partial federal government shutdown has claimed a $29.5 million lottery jackpot. The New Jersey Lottery on Wednesday announced Judith Smith had purchased the winning Dec. 17 Pick-6 ticket days before the shutdown closed the Fort Wadsworth...
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President Donald Trump held rally Monday at the El Paso County Coliseum. Trump spoke at length about finishing the wall. His visit came days after the President's State of the Union speech which angered many El Pasoans prompting a protest outside the coliseum. Beto O'Rourke held a competing rally across the street from Trump's rally. © Mark Lambie / El Paso Times
February 12, 2019 - 6:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional negotiators reached agreement 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. Republicans were...
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JANUARY 25: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Hispanic pastors at the Roosevelt Room of the White House January 25, 2019 in Washington, DC. President Trump held a roundtable with Hispanic pastors to discuss border security and economy. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
January 31, 2019 - 1:20 pm
pic.twitter.com/6wK5He4pk5 — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 31, 2019 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday hardened their positions about a border wall, casting doubt on the prospects of Capitol Hill negotiations intended to reach a...
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US President Donald Trump makes a statement announcing that a deal has been reached to reopen the government through Feb. 15 during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House January 25, 2019 in Washington, DC. The White House announced they've reached a deal with Congress to end the shutdown and open the federal government for three weeks to give time to work out a larger immigration and border security deal. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)
January 28, 2019 - 7:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said the odds congressional negotiators will craft a deal to end his border wall standoff with Congress are "less than 50-50." As hundreds of thousands of furloughed federal workers prepared to return to work, Trump told The Wall Street Journal that he doesn...
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President Donald Trump and Nancy Pelosi
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January 17, 2019 - 7:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A grand Washington ritual became a potential casualty of the partial government shutdown as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to postpone his Jan. 29 State of the Union speech . She cited concerns about whether the hobbled government can provide adequate...
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People in traditional costumes drinking beer in a Bavarian beer garden
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January 16, 2019 - 8:38 am
Craft breweries who were planning to release a new beer and sell it nation wide will have to wait until after the government shutdown is over.
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President Donald Trump
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January 15, 2019 - 7:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — With the government mired in shutdown week four, President Donald Trump rejected a short-term legislative fix and dug in for more combat, declaring he would "never ever back down." Trump rejected a suggestion to reopen the government for several weeks while negotiations would...
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December 24, 2018 - 7:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Both sides in the long-running fight over funding President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall appear to have moved toward each other, but a shutdown of one-fourth of the federal government entered Christmas without a clear resolution in sight. In fact, a top White House...
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