The Latest: Conway says Trump may consider short-term deal
WASHINGTON - The Latest on the fight over funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall and a potential partial government shutdown : 8:35 a.m. White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway...
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WATCH: Congress looks to reach temporary budget compromise as shutdown looms
The president insisted on $5 billion to build a border wall, but now Democrats are offering $1.6 for broader border security.
2 hours ago - ABC News
Tax That Funds Black Lung Disability Trust Fund Is Set To Expire
Thousands of coal miners who are suffering from an advanced stage of black lung disease fear that, if Congress doesn't act, a government fund set up to help them won't have...
2 hours ago - NPR
The U.S. Government Is Careening Perilously Close To A Shutdown
The government will partially close at midnight Friday, unless Congress and the White House can agree on how to fund several key agencies despite the president's insistence on...
4 hours ago - NPR
In farewell, Ryan sees solutions if 'politics will allow it'
WASHINGTON - Outgoing House Speaker Paul Ryan is bemoaning America's "broken politics" in a farewell speech in which he calls Washington's failure to overhaul costly federal...
8 hours ago - My Sanantonio - 2 articles
Republicans are in a shutdown pickle
It's time for a new episode of Nerdcast, POLITICO's podcast on the White House and politics. Tune in each week to geek out with us as we dive deep into the political landscape...
9 hours ago - Politico
Senate Passes Criminal Justice Reform Bill
While it does not go as far as proponents would like, the bill is the most sweeping prison reform agreement that Congress has passed in decades.
10 hours ago - The Huffington Post
PAWS Act battling domestic violence part of farm bill
The new federal farm bill President Trump is expected to sign into law Thursday features a provision that protects pets as part of a larger domestic violence...
11 hours ago - Boston Herald
The Latest: Senate passes sweeping criminal justice overhaul
WASHINGTON - The Latest on the Senate's consideration of criminal justice legislation : 8:52 p.m. The Senate has passed a sweeping criminal justice overhaul supported by groups...
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Trump Ordering His Cabinet To Search For Spare Change To Fund His Wall
The president has a planned golf vacation that could be postponed by the partial government shutdown he has threatened for months if Congress does not pay for his wall.
14 hours ago - The Huffington Post
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Trump Closing His Charitable Foundation
President Trump's controversial charitable foundation is shutting down. New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood said Tuesday that the Donald J. Trump Foundation has agreed...
Democrats Move To Beef Up Foreign-Policy Credentials Ahead Of 2020 Runs
A key step in running for president: laying out a foreign-policy vision showing he or she can command the military and keep the country safe. Several likely candidates are hard...
Nikki Haley Says U.S. Middle East Peace Plan Will Take ‘Advantage' Of Technology
The outgoing U.S. Ambassador to the UN gave no details of exactly what was in the long-awaited plan to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians.
Twitter Users Erupt After Donald Trump Wishes 'Good Luck' To Michael Flynn...
"You're wishing good luck to a criminal?"
Flynn's Sentencing Hearing Takes Unexpected Turn
Michael Flynn's fate was in the hands of Judge Emmet Sullivan on Tuesday, and the federal judge dished out a surprise twist: The sentencing ended up being delayed after...
White House Briefing Room After Rare Presser: 'Do Your Job, Sarah!'
Sarah Huckabee Sanders caught flak for leaving the podium after just 15 minutes. Her last briefing was 21 days ago.
White House Appears To Pull Back From Government Shutdown Threat Over Wall
The fight over Trump's border wall has brought Congress to a familiar standoff just days before Christmas.
Sarah Sanders Touts False Claim That FBI 'Ambushed' Michael Flynn
“The FBI broke every standard protocol that they have,” Sanders argued in an attempt to bolster Flynn's defense just before his sentencing.
Federal Judge Delays Michael Flynn Sentencing In Case Of Lying To Feds
The judge ordered both sides to file status reports by March 13. He said he has outstanding questions, including how the Russia investigation was impeded and the impact of...
VA Still Arbitrarily Cutting Caregivers From Program, Even As It Aims To Expand
Congress told the VA to expand its caregiver program to include pre-Sept. 11 vets, but the VA has failed to meet a deadline in the law. (Image credit: Erica Brechtelsbauer for NPR)