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January 03, 2019 - 3:05 pm
Nancy Pelosi knew this moment would come, even if others had their doubts — or worked to stop her.
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January 03, 2019 - 12:19 pm
he House and Senate have convened for the 116th Congress with the most the most diverse class of lawmakers in history.
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 Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, the House Chamber is seen at the close of business of the 114th Congress, at the Capitol in Washington
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January 02, 2019 - 8:29 pm
On Thursday, the work begins when 535 members of the new 116th Congress solemnly swear to govern the divided nation.
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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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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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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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December 27, 2018 - 9:01 am
Chances look slim for ending the partial government shutdown any time soon.
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December 21, 2018 - 3:00 pm
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
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December 19, 2018 - 10:50 am
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the Senate will take up a short-term measure Wednesday to fund the federal government through Feb. 8, a move that eases the risk of a shutdown and comes only after President Donald Trump backed off his demand for border wall funds.
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December 17, 2018 - 5:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pushing the government to the brink of a partial shutdown, the White House is insisting that Congress provide $5 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border despite lawmaker resistance from both parties.
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