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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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(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
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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 Hemp is about to get the federal legalization that marijuana, its cannabis cousin, craves
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December 13, 2018 - 2:46 pm
Hemp is about to get the nod from the federal government that marijuana, its cannabis plant cousin, craves.
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House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway, R-Texas, speaks about the farm bill during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington
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December 12, 2018 - 6:33 pm
After months of debate and negotiation, Congress voted final approval Wednesday to a massive farm bill that will provide more than $400 billion for agriculture subsidies, conservation programs and food aid.
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December 11, 2018 - 3:15 pm
Under pressure from President Donald Trump and many of his Republican colleagues, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he will bring legislation to the floor to overhaul the nation's sentencing laws.
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December 11, 2018 - 9:09 am
President Donald Trump sought Tuesday to pressure Democratic congressional leaders into supporting his demand for billions of dollars to build his promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, threatening to have the military build it "if Democrats do not give us the votes to secure our Country."
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November 30, 2018 - 11:43 am
They haven't spoken in days, not since President Donald Trump called to congratulate Nancy Pelosi on Democrats' election night win.
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November 29, 2018 - 11:17 am
President Donald Trump says his former lawyer Michael Cohen is a "weak person" who is "lying" to get a reduced sentence.
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