partial government shutdown

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 30: U.S. President Donald J. Trump delivers the State of the Union address as U.S. Vice President Mike Pence (L) and Speaker of the House U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) (R) look on in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives January 30, 2018 in Washington, DC. This is the first State of the Union address given by U.S. President Donald Trump and his second address to a joint meeting of Congress. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
January 23, 2019 - 11:53 am
Update: Here's President Trump's letter to Nancy Pelosi: President Trump’s letter to Speaker Pelosi on the State of the Union pic.twitter.com/B4QN9hDJnv — Sarah Sanders (@PressSec) January 23, 2019 Our earlier story... WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is proceeding with plans for President Donald...
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Pope Francis in Mexico
Feb 16, 2016; Cuidad Juarez, MEXICO; A man walks past a billboard of Pope Francis one day prior to a papal visit in Ciudad Juarez. Credit: David Kadlubowski/The Arizona Republic via USA TODAY NETWORK
January 23, 2019 - 9:14 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis said Wednesday that fear of migration is "making us crazy" as he began a trip to Central America amid a standoff over President Donald Trump's promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border and a new caravan of migrants heading north. Francis was asked by reporters about...
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President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence
President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence visit the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on January 21, 2019 in Washington, DC. They placed a wreath to commemorate the slain civil rights leader. (Photo by Pete Marovich/Getty Images)
January 22, 2019 - 7:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's proposal to reopen the government, sweetened with immigration provisions aimed at mollifying Democrats but which have alienated some conservatives, is headed for Senate action, its prospects uncertain. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will try to...
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January 21, 2019 - 10:49 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Doris Cochran, a disabled mother of two young boys, is stockpiling canned foods these days, filling her shelves with noodle soup, green beans, peaches and pears — anything that can last for months or even years. Her pantry looks as though she's preparing for a winter storm. But...
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Nancy Pelosi
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January 18, 2019 - 7:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — She imperiled his State of the Union address. He denied her a plane to visit troops abroad. The shutdown battle between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is playing out as a surreal game of constitutional brinkmanship, with both flexing political powers from...
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Lindsey Graham
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 10: U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham arrives at the office of Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell for a meeting January 10, 2019 at the Capitol in Washington, DC. Senate GOPs are negotiating a solution to resolve the partial government shutdown and border security. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
January 14, 2019 - 7:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress returns to Washington for its first full week of legislative business since control of the House reverted to Democrats, but lawmakers will be confronted with the same lingering question: When will the partial government shutdown end? One Republican senator says he's...
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President Trump in Texas
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January 11, 2019 - 8:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is edging closer to declaring a national emergency to fund his long-promised border wall, as pressure mounts to find an escape hatch from the three-week impasse that has closed parts of the government, leaving hundreds of thousands of workers without pay...
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Partial government shutdown
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January 10, 2019 - 1:46 pm
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Payday will come Friday without any checks for about 800,000 federal employees affected by the government shutdown, forcing workers to scale back spending, cancel trips, apply for unemployment benefits and take out loans to stay afloat. IRS employee Krystle Kirkpatrick and her...
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Border wall in Texas
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January 10, 2019 - 6:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking the shutdown battle to the U.S.-Mexico border, seeking to bolster his case for the border wall after negotiations with Democrats blew up over his funding demands. Trump stalked out of his meeting with congressional leaders — "I said bye-bye," he...
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President Donald Trump
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January 10, 2019 - 6:30 am
Here's what's up with the partial government shutdown on Day 20. WHAT'S NEW TODAY President Donald Trump will try to bolster his case for the border wall with a visit to the U.S.-Mexico border. The trip Thursday follows a White House meeting with Republican and Democratic leaders that fell apart...
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