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U.S. Coast Guard Still Feeling Government Shutdown Effects, Officials Say
The military service won't be fully caught up till June; its leaders say the shutdown caused an "erosion in readiness."
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Nancy Pelosi Rips Trump's Wall As 'Campaign Applause Line'
The House speaker warned the president's wall “is not the way that we relate to other countries, other people.”
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Hiring Dips As U.S. Adds Just 20,000 Jobs In February
By Christopher Rugaber, AP
A weaker global economy, a trade war with China and signs of caution among consumers likely contributed to slow growth.
Jim Carrey Darth Mauls Donald Trump's Base With ‘Star Wars’ Art
The actor-artist delivered a blistering critique of Donald Trump's supporters with his latest cartoon.
Former GOP Rep: Emergency Declaration Making McConnell 'Eat A Manure Sandwich'
Mike Rogers speculated that the Senate majority leader was making a trade-off in trying to avert another shutdown.
Congress Passes Bill To Avert Another Government Shutdown
The legislation provided just a fraction of the president’s $5.7 billion demand for border barriers.
Art Of The Deal? Trump Shut Down Government For Wall Funds He Could've Had Last Year
The president's self-professed dealmaking prowess failed to win over Democratic opposition.
Democrats Ready To Declare Victory On Spending Deal Draw
Democrats win 29-29.
Federal Contract Workers Won't Get Back Pay In Latest Budget Deal
Republican leaders don't want to repay federal contract employees who missed wages during the shutdown.
Late-Night Hosts On Shutdown Deal
The comedians drilled down into the figures in the new deal to avert a second government shutdown and found a lot to laugh about.
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Fox Newsers Split On Border Security Spending Deal
Hannity called it "garbage." But "Fox & Friends" co-hosts suggested Trump should accept it.
Trump Not 'Thrilled' With Border Deal But Leaning Toward It
By Jill Colvin, Andrew Taylor, Alan Fram and Jonathan Lemire, AP
Lawmakers tentatively agreed Monday night to a deal that would provide nearly $1.4 billion for border barriers and keep the government funded for the rest of the fiscal year, which ends on Sept. 30.
Trump's Shutdown Is Turning Out To Be A Nightmare For This Tax Season
The 35-day budget impasse caused "real harm" to taxpayers, according to a new IRS watchdog report.
With Border Negotiations At An Impasse, Another Shutdown Could Be On The Horizon
Border security negotiations between Democratic and Republican lawmakers have not progressed.
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Border Talks Stall As Another Government Shutdown Looms
By Richard Cowan and Doina Chiacu, Reuters
Democratic and Republican lawmakers hoped to have an agreement by Monday in order to get legislation passed and signed by Friday, when funding expires.
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Mick Mulvaney: 'Absolutely Cannot' Rule Out Another Government Shutdown
GOP Sen. Richard Shelby says talks on Capitol Hill to avert another shutdown are “stalled right now.“
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Hillary Clinton Praises Nancy Pelosi: 'It Often Takes A Woman To Get The Job Done'
The former presidential nominee also said that standing up for women's rights "is the unfinished business of the 21st century."
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Average Tax Refunds Down 8.4 Percent As Angry Taxpayers Vent On Twitter
Many workers who had always gotten a refund find out they now owe the IRS.
Trump’s ‘National Emergency’ Would Please His Base But Put GOP Senators On The Spot
The Democratic-led House would be likely to pass a bill undoing an emergency declaration — and Mitch McConnell could not stop it from coming up for a Senate vote.
Here's What President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Trips Cost Taxpayers
A new report shows that Trump’s trips to Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla. cost millions.
Verdicts On Trump’s SOTU
President Donald Trump’s second State of the Union address to Congress received very mixed reviews from lawmakers and pundits.
Trump Makes No Mention Of The Longest Shutdown In History In State Of The Union
The president's original State of the Union speech was even canceled because of the government shutdown.
Trump Claims 'Ridiculous Partisan' Probes May Upset Progress
Trump peppered his speech with calls for bipartisanship, a message that may not sit well with many.
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The 'Wall' Delay And Looming Shutdown Set Stage For Trump's State Of The Union
By Julie Pace and Catherine Lucey, AP
The president is expected to call for unity during the SOTU address, a message that may ring hollow.
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White House Says Trump’s SOTU Will Be 'Unifying' And 'Optimistic.' History Promises Something Else.
The president who spoke of “American carnage” in his inaugural address likely won't stick to his State of the Union themes beyond a day or two.
Democratic Lawmakers Invite Formerly Furloughed Workers To SOTU
Several federal workers affected by the partial government shutdown were invited to attend President Donald Trump's State of the Union address.
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