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Tuesday, Jan 22, 2019 at 04:31 PM EST

GOP Plan to End Government Shutdown Rejected by Democrats

GOP Plan to End Government Shutdown Rejected by Democrats

Senate Republicans have released a 1,000-page bill they plan to vote on this week based on President Trump's latest offer to end the shutdown and provide funding for a border wall. Democrats have already...

Tuesday, Jan 22, 2019 at 07:28 PM EST

Trump Moving Ahead With State of the Union Speech: Source

Trump Moving Ahead With State of the Union Speech: Source

The White House is moving forward with plans for President Donald Trump to deliver his State of the Union speech next week in front of a joint session of Congress — despite a letter from House Speaker Nancy...

Tuesday, Jan 22, 2019 at 03:32 PM EST

High Court Lets Military Implement Transgender Restrictions

High Court Lets Military Implement Transgender Restrictions

The Trump administration can go ahead with its plan to restrict military service by transgender men and women while court challenges continue, the Supreme Court said Tuesday. The high court split 5-4 in allowing...

Tuesday, Jan 22, 2019 at 10:58 AM EST

Giuliani Walks Back Comments About Trump, Moscow Project

Giuliani Walks Back Comments About Trump, Moscow Project

President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Monday walked back comments he made about discussions Trump had with his former personal attorney about a real estate project in Moscow during the presidential...

Tuesday, Jan 22, 2019 at 02:25 AM EST

Democrats Move Left on Top Policies as 2020 Primary Begins

Democrats Move Left on Top Policies as 2020 Primary Begins

Almost no policy is too liberal for Democrats fighting to win over their party's base, which is demanding a presidential nominee dedicated to pursuing bold action on America's most pressing challenges. Among...

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Dueling Senate Bills Would End Shutdown in Different Ways

Dueling Senate Bills Would End Shutdown in Different Ways

Senate leaders agreed to hold votes this week on dueling proposals to reopen shuttered federal agencies, forcing a political reckoning for senators grappling with the longest shutdown in U.S. history: Side with...

Monday, Jan 21, 2019 at 07:53 PM EST

'This is Terrific': Warren on Kamala Harris in 2020 Race

'This is Terrific': Warren on Kamala Harris in 2020 Race

Senator Kamala Harris announced Monday she has entered the 2020 presidential race. Harris, who plans to highlight truth, justice, decency and equality in her quest for the democratic nomination, is the fourth...

Monday, Jan 21, 2019 at 04:05 PM EST

Democratic Hopefuls Attend Various Events Honoring MLK

Democratic Hopefuls Attend Various Events Honoring MLK

Prominent Democrats paid tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on what would have been his 90th birthday.

Tuesday, Jan 22, 2019 at 01:33 AM EST

Harris: 'Stand Up and Fight for Best of Who We Are'

Harris: 'Stand Up and Fight for Best of Who We Are'

Sen. Kamala Harris enters the Democratic presidential race Monday, vowing to "stand up and fight for the best of who we are" in America.

Monday, Jan 21, 2019 at 02:56 PM EST

Trump, Pence Make Unannounced Visit to MLK Memorial

Trump, Pence Make Unannounced Visit to MLK Memorial

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence made a brief surprise visit Monday to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C. Both wearing overcoats amid below-zero wind chills, Trump and...

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