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Trump children's health insurance tweet contradicts, confounds

President Donald Trump contradicted his own administration on Thursday when he tweeted that funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program should not be included in a short-term plan to fund the government.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:51:49 GMT
GOP scramble to try to avert government shutdown

House Republican leaders are moving toward a vote Thursday to avoid a shutdown, but as a new day dawns in Washington, it's still unclear if GOP leaders have enough support to keep the government open.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:04:22 GMT
Government to shut down in 48 hours: What to watch

House Republican leaders think they can get the votes for the short-term spending bill, but don't have them yet.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:29:45 GMT
Trump says 'Democrats would like to see' a shutdown

President Donald Trump said Thursday he believes Democrats want a government shutdown in order to stop talking about the impact Republican-backed tax cuts are having on the economy.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:01:26 GMT
In the Senate, a potential shutdown looms larger

The Senate is ripening for a potential shutdown.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:39:11 GMT
Gang of Six senators furiously trying to nail down support for immigration bill

As votes for government funding look perilous in Congress, bipartisan senators behind an immigration deal are furiously working behind the scenes to build support for their bill, hoping it could be in play to avert a shutdown.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:06:40 GMT
Shutdown showdown

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:06:40 GMT
Feinstein warns people will die if the government shuts down

Sen. Dianne Feinstein warned Wednesday that when the federal government shuts down "people die, accidents happen" and it's hard to assess what the impact will be when "necessary functions cease."

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:44:07 GMT
The Point: 4 things I learned by reading letters from Trump supporters in The New York Times

The New York Times did something very interesting this week: The paper ran a series of letters from Trump supporters in which they explained why they still support the President.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:26:03 GMT
Trump tries to stop the Democratic wave from crashing Pennsylvania

President Donald Trump's trip to Pennsylvania on Thursday underscored just how important Republicans believe a House special election there in March is to the party's midterm prospects.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:14:43 GMT
House Intel delays Hope Hicks interview in Russia investigation

Hope Hicks' highly anticipated testimony before the House Intelligence Committee was abruptly delayed Thursday amid questions about whether the White House communications director would be able to respond to inquiries about topics after the campaign season, four sources told CNN.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:42:24 GMT
Trump admin seeking to keep national parks open during shutdown

Even if the federal government runs out of money and shuts down this weekend, the Trump administration is working to keep the gates to some national parks open.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:01:38 GMT
Nancy Pelosi to be guest judge on 'RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars'

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will be a guest judge the new season of "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars."

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:50:13 GMT
Congressional Black Caucus, Pelosi back effort to censure Trump

The Congressional Black Caucus introduced legislation Thursday to censure President Donald Trump's vulgar remarks last week and the effort has the backing of the House's Democratic leader.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:31:25 GMT
Fearing Trump blowback, Republicans say 'no thanks' to 2018

Politicians -- good ones, at least -- make their bones by knowing which way the wind is blowing. And right now, it's a gale force gust right in the faces of Republicans.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:34:06 GMT
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