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(Jake Danna Stevens/The Times-Tribune via AP)
January 02, 2019 - 2:55 pm
President Donald Trump said Wednesday the partial government shutdown will last "as long as it takes" as closures entered a 12th day over his demands for billions of dollars from Congress to build a border wall with Mexico.
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(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
January 02, 2019 - 10:20 am
House Democrats are sweeping into power this week on a campaign promise of improving government for ordinary Americans. But first, they'll have to get government reopened from the partial shutdown.
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(James M. Dobson/The Spectrum via AP, File)
January 02, 2019 - 9:11 am
Faced with biting public criticism from Republican Sen.-elect Mitt Romney, President Donald Trump pushed back Wednesday, reminding him that "I won big, and he didn't."
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The White House
AP Photo/Alex Brandon
January 01, 2019 - 11:12 am
A week and a half into a partial government shutdown, House Democrats released their plan to re-open the government without approving money for President Donald Trump's border wall.
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(AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
December 31, 2018 - 3:12 pm
The former top U.S. commander in Afghanistan said Sunday that withdrawing up to half the 14,000 American troops serving there would reduce the incentive for the Taliban to negotiate a peace deal after more than 17 years of war.
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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 31, 2018 - 2:08 pm
House Democrats are unveiling legislation to reopen the government without money for President Donald Trump's border wall.
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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
December 31, 2018 - 2:03 pm
On his final day as defense secretary, Jim Mattis on Monday urged all Pentagon employees, military and civilian, to "hold fast" in defense of the nation.
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(AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
December 31, 2018 - 10:15 am
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.
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The Capitol is mirrored in the Reflecting Pool in Washington
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 30, 2018 - 12:44 pm
President Donald Trump was firing Twitter barbs at Democrats this weekend as talks to end a weeklong partial government shutdown remained at a stalemate.
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U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hand with Russian President Vladimir Putin
(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
December 30, 2018 - 11:53 am
The Kremlin published a summary of Putin's "greeting message" to Trump on Sunday
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