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International Business Times
What is the US government shutdown? Senators refuse pay over budget impasse with Trump For much of last week, senators, congressmen and the White House were in deep t
International Business Times / Posted 14 minutes ago
For much of last week, senators, congressmen and the White House were in deep talks to discuss a new budget, but disagreements meant that they missed their deadline at midnight on Saturday (20 January). While there have been a number of shutdowns... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Congress fails to reach deal on ending federal shutdown, pushes vote to MondayTalks are expected to resume Monday, with a Senate vote scheduled for noon East
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 21 minutes ago
Talks are expected to resume Monday, with a Senate vote scheduled for noon Eastern Time, but most federal offices, many national parks and other federal facilities will be closed until the stalemate over government funding is resolved. An estimated... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Government shutdown provides insight into beliefs of politiciansin control. The current government shutdown is different because Washington Re
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 8 hours ago
in control. The current government shutdown is different because Washington Republicans currently hold the majority in the House, Senate, and Presidency. "It's a good clue that our government isn't just about republicans and democrats fighting... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Tammy Duckworth blasts Trump as 'draft dodger'while serving in the US Army, blasted President Donald Trump as a "five-deferme
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 16 hours ago
while serving in the US Army, blasted President Donald Trump as a "five-deferment draft dodger" during her remarks on the Senate floor Saturday. "I spent my entire adult life looking out for the well-being, the training, the equipping of the... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Tammy Duckworth blasts Trump as 'draft dodger'while serving in the US Army, blasted President Donald Trump as a "five-deferme
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 16 hours ago
while serving in the US Army, blasted President Donald Trump as a "five-deferment draft dodger" during her remarks on the Senate floor Saturday. "I spent my entire adult life looking out for the well-being, the training, the equipping of the... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Tammy Duckworth blasts Trump as 'draft dodger'while serving in the US Army, blasted President Donald Trump as a "five-deferme
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 17 hours ago
while serving in the US Army, blasted President Donald Trump as a "five-deferment draft dodger" during her remarks on the Senate floor Saturday. "I spent my entire adult life looking out for the well-being, the training, the equipping of the... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Tammy Duckworth blasts Trump as 'draft dodger'while serving in the US Army, blasted President Donald Trump as a "five-deferme
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 17 hours ago
while serving in the US Army, blasted President Donald Trump as a "five-deferment draft dodger" during her remarks on the Senate floor Saturday. "I spent my entire adult life looking out for the well-being, the training, the equipping of the... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Congress back at work on Sunday, still searching for deal to end shutdownand operating. “I hope Senator Schumer comes to his senses and ends this shutd
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
and operating. “I hope Senator Schumer comes to his senses and ends this shutdown madness sooner rather than later,” said House Speaker Paul Ryan, taking aim at the Senate Democratic Leader. But for Democrats, they worry that the GOP will never... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Congress back at work on Sunday, still searching for deal to end shutdownand operating. “I hope Senator Schumer comes to his senses and ends this shutd
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted yesterday
and operating. “I hope Senator Schumer comes to his senses and ends this shutdown madness sooner rather than later,” said House Speaker Paul Ryan, taking aim at the Senate Democratic Leader. But for Democrats, they worry that the GOP will never... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Congress back at work on Sunday, still searching for deal to end shutdownand operating. “I hope Senator Schumer comes to his senses and ends this shutd
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
and operating. “I hope Senator Schumer comes to his senses and ends this shutdown madness sooner rather than later,” said House Speaker Paul Ryan, taking aim at the Senate Democratic Leader. But for Democrats, they worry that the GOP will never... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Congress back at work on Sunday, still searching for deal to end shutdownand operating. “I hope Senator Schumer comes to his senses and ends this shutd
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted yesterday
and operating. “I hope Senator Schumer comes to his senses and ends this shutdown madness sooner rather than later,” said House Speaker Paul Ryan, taking aim at the Senate Democratic Leader. But for Democrats, they worry that the GOP will never... Read more
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Roll Call
With No Deal, Senate Heads Toward Votes at 1 a.m. Mondayin and out of offices Saturday, but there were no breakthroughs in the effort t
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
in and out of offices Saturday, but there were no breakthroughs in the effort to reopen the federal government. When Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell came to the floor late Saturday to announce plans to have the chamber back in session... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Koko Pimentel shrugs off Speaker’s threat, says they’re both for federalismto say what’s on his mind in pushing for a federal form of government because t
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
to say what’s on his mind in pushing for a federal form of government because the Constitution guarantees free speech, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III said on Saturday. Coming to the defense of his party mate and coequal in the House of... Read more
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The Washington Times
Tim Kaine, self-described pro-life Catholic, doesn’t mention abortion at pro-choice Women’s Marchsteps of the Lincoln Memorial. “That’s what they are doing. Four months into a
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
steps of the Lincoln Memorial. “That’s what they are doing. Four months into a fiscal year, with all of the levers — White House, House, Senate—they can’t even get a budget done.” Mr. Kaine, the 2016 Democratic nominee for vice president, voted... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
Congress is scrambling to find a deal to end the US government shutdownSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (L) and Senate Minority Leader Ch
Business Insider Australia / Posted yesterday
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (L) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY). Photo: Al Drago-Pool/ Getty Images. After the Senate failed to pass a funding bill Friday night, the federal government is now in a partial... Read more
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Roll Call
Amid Shutdown, White House Says Senate Democrats ‘Out of Control’White House officials on Saturday described Senate Democrats as “out of control
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
White House officials on Saturday described Senate Democrats as “out of control” with their demands to end a government shutdown and signaled negotiations have stalled, raising questions whether the federal apparatus will be open when the workweek... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lawmakers scramble for a deal amid shutdown-DACA 'chaos'Americans and denying funding to our border agents, how you can negotiate on DA
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
Americans and denying funding to our border agents, how you can negotiate on DACA during that?" Marc Short, the White House legislative affairs director asked. "I think the administration's position is that as soon as they reopen the... Read more
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FOX News
DC lawmakers dig their heels in, point fingers as government shutdown rolls onlanguage to protect illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as children. The sh
FOX News / Posted yesterday
language to protect illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as children. The shutdown kicked in at midnight Friday after Senate Democrats blocked a month-long short-term resolution to keep the government open. While the bill would have funded... Read more
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FOX News
DC lawmakers dig their heels in, point fingers as government shutdown rolls onlanguage to protect illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as children. The sh
FOX News / Posted yesterday
language to protect illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as children. The shutdown kicked in at midnight Friday after Senate Democrats blocked a month-long short-term resolution to keep the government open. While the bill would have funded... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Lawmakers scramble for a deal amid shutdown-DACA 'chaos'Americans and denying funding to our border agents, how you can negotiate on DA
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted yesterday
Americans and denying funding to our border agents, how you can negotiate on DACA during that?" Marc Short, the White House legislative affairs director asked. "I think the administration's position is that as soon as they reopen the... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Lawmakers scramble for a deal amid shutdown-DACA 'chaos'Americans and denying funding to our border agents, how you can negotiate on DA
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted yesterday
Americans and denying funding to our border agents, how you can negotiate on DACA during that?" Marc Short, the White House legislative affairs director asked. "I think the administration's position is that as soon as they reopen the... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Lawmakers scramble for a deal amid shutdown-DACA 'chaos'Americans and denying funding to our border agents, how you can negotiate on DA
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted yesterday
Americans and denying funding to our border agents, how you can negotiate on DACA during that?" Marc Short, the White House legislative affairs director asked. "I think the administration's position is that as soon as they reopen the... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Lawmakers scramble for a deal amid shutdown-DACA 'chaos'Americans and denying funding to our border agents, how you can negotiate on DA
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted yesterday
Americans and denying funding to our border agents, how you can negotiate on DACA during that?" Marc Short, the White House legislative affairs director asked. "I think the administration's position is that as soon as they reopen the... Read more
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Business Insider
Congress is scrambling to find a deal to end the government shutdown as both parties play the blame gameAfter the Senate failed to pass a funding bill Friday night, the federal govern
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
After the Senate failed to pass a funding bill Friday night, the federal government is now in a partial shutdown. The two parties in the Senate failed to reach an agreement on immigration, funding, healthcare, or the timing of a shutdown delay. The... Read more
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FOX News
Democrats Schumer, Pelosi quick to blame Trump after Senate fails to avert shutdownwere quick to assign blame. “There’s no one more to blame for the position we
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
were quick to assign blame. “There’s no one more to blame for the position we find ourselves than President Trump," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said on the Senate floor early Saturday. "Instead of bringing us all together,... Read more
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FOX News
Democrats Schumer, Pelosi quick to blame Trump after Senate fails to avert shutdown After a midnight deadline came and went Friday night in a bid to avert a gove
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
After a midnight deadline came and went Friday night in a bid to avert a government shutdown, Democrats in Washington were quick to assign blame. “There’s no one... Read more
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New York Daily News
Government shutdown: How we got here, what to expect nowin at midnight on the anniversary of President Trump’s inauguration after a sto
New York Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
in at midnight on the anniversary of President Trump’s inauguration after a stopgap spending bill failed to pass in the Senate. The extension to fund the government through Feb. 16 fell 10 votes short of the necessary 60 on Friday night. GOP... Read more
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FOX News
Government braces for shutdown as Senate fails to meet deadline for spending deal By Adam Shaw, Alex Pappas, Matt Richardson The deadline arrived without a d
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
By Adam Shaw, Alex Pappas, Matt Richardson The deadline arrived without a deal. The U.S. government shut down at midnight Friday after Congress failed to overcome a... Read more
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FOX News
Government braces for shutdown as Senate fails to meet deadline for spending dealmidnight Friday after Congress failed to overcome a partisan divide over immigr
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
midnight Friday after Congress failed to overcome a partisan divide over immigration and spending. In a late-night vote, Senate Democrats joined to block a bill that would have kept the government running until mid-February. A flurry of... Read more
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FOX News
As government shutdown looms, Trump says showdown over spending is 'not looking good'Cuts, and what they are doing for our booming economy. Negotiations, however,
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
Cuts, and what they are doing for our booming economy. Negotiations, however, were continuing through the evening, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and House Speaker Paul Ryan,... Read more
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FOX News
As government shutdown looms, Trump says showdown over spending is 'not looking good'Cuts, and what they are doing for our booming economy. Negotiations, however,
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
Cuts, and what they are doing for our booming economy. Negotiations, however, were continuing through the evening, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and House Speaker Paul Ryan,... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Trump grades range from B+ to incomplete among region's lead...that he's disappointed that more couldn't be done to repeal and replace the Aff
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
that he's disappointed that more couldn't be done to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, a failure he said the House, Senate and White House all share. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn. Grade: N/A Peterson's office did not respond to a... Read more
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The Hill
Hopes fade as shutdown clock ticks downsaid there were “some positive developments,” but added, “I still think there’s
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
said there were “some positive developments,” but added, “I still think there’s ongoing conversations.” A senior Senate Democratic aide said Durbin’s claim that “everything is on the table” meant negotiators still have to close out... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
With no deal on shutdown, GOP accuses Sherrod Brown of flip-flopBut Brown Friday said he would instead support an alternative plan to keep the
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 2 days ago
But Brown Friday said he would instead support an alternative plan to keep the government open for a few days while the Senate worked toward a longer-term deal. It’s not clear, though, if even that proposal would gain congressional approval.... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
With no deal on shutdown, GOP accuses Sherrod Brown of flip-flopBut Brown Friday said he would instead support an alternative plan to keep the
Dayton Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
But Brown Friday said he would instead support an alternative plan to keep the government open for a few days while the Senate worked toward a longer-term deal. It’s not clear, though, if even that proposal would gain congressional approval.... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Republicans picking up pace on judicial redistricting dealup the pace on creating new judicial election districts, with some leaders hope
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
up the pace on creating new judicial election districts, with some leaders hopeful an agreement can be reached next week. House Speaker Tim Moore and the chamber's top judicial mapmaker expressed optimism Friday there would be a deal soon. Moore... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Republicans picking up pace on judicial redistricting dealup the pace on creating new judicial election districts, with some leaders hope
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
up the pace on creating new judicial election districts, with some leaders hopeful an agreement can be reached next week. House Speaker Tim Moore and the chamber's top judicial mapmaker expressed optimism Friday there would be a deal soon. Moore... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Republicans picking up pace on judicial redistricting dealup the pace on creating new judicial election districts, with some leaders hope
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
up the pace on creating new judicial election districts, with some leaders hopeful an agreement can be reached next week. House Speaker Tim Moore and the chamber's top judicial mapmaker expressed optimism Friday there would be a deal soon. Moore... Read more
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The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle
Bipartisan Hirst fix passes Legislatureof hard-fought negotiations, the state Legislature passed a bipartisan fix to t
The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
of hard-fought negotiations, the state Legislature passed a bipartisan fix to the Hirst decision. The late-night vote on Senate Bill 6091 brings clarity, certainty and most importantly, water to those waiting to build on private property. Rep.... Read more
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TribLIVE
Federal government shutdown watch and what it could mean to youpoint fingers and fire accusations across the aisle as the deadline looms. Gov
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
point fingers and fire accusations across the aisle as the deadline looms. Government Funding Bill past last night in the House of Representatives. Now Democrats are needed if it is to pass in the Senate - but they want illegal immigration and... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Government shutdown: Where the senators standRelated Content WASHINGTON (CNN) - Now that the House has passed a short-term
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
Related Content WASHINGTON (CNN) - Now that the House has passed a short-term spending bill on Thursday, the Senate will need 60 votes to move it forward. It's a difficult task for Republicans, who only number 51 in the Senate -- and not all of... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Government shutdown: Where the senators standRelated Content WASHINGTON (CNN) - Now that the House has passed a short-term
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 2 days ago
Related Content WASHINGTON (CNN) - Now that the House has passed a short-term spending bill on Thursday, the Senate will need 60 votes to move it forward. It's a difficult task for Republicans, who only number 51 in the Senate -- and not all of... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Government shutdown: Where the senators standRelated Content WASHINGTON (CNN) - Now that the House has passed a short-term
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 2 days ago
Related Content WASHINGTON (CNN) - Now that the House has passed a short-term spending bill on Thursday, the Senate will need 60 votes to move it forward. It's a difficult task for Republicans, who only number 51 in the Senate -- and not all of... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Government shutdown: Where the senators standRelated Content WASHINGTON (CNN) - Now that the House has passed a short-term
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 2 days ago
Related Content WASHINGTON (CNN) - Now that the House has passed a short-term spending bill on Thursday, the Senate will need 60 votes to move it forward. It's a difficult task for Republicans, who only number 51 in the Senate -- and not all of... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Government shutdown: Where the senators standRelated Content WASHINGTON (CNN) - Now that the House has passed a short-term
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 2 days ago
Related Content WASHINGTON (CNN) - Now that the House has passed a short-term spending bill on Thursday, the Senate will need 60 votes to move it forward. It's a difficult task for Republicans, who only number 51 in the Senate -- and not all of... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
House Republicans overcome differences, approve 4-week funding bill for Uncle SamAfter a full day of uncertainty, the House of Representatives on Thursday eveni
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
After a full day of uncertainty, the House of Representatives on Thursday evening approved a plan to fund the federal government until February 16, sending the measure to the Senate, where the bill is likely to be derailed by strong opposition from... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
House Republicans overcome differences, approve 4-week funding bill for Uncle SamAfter a full day of uncertainty, the House of Representatives on Thursday eveni
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 3 days ago
After a full day of uncertainty, the House of Representatives on Thursday evening approved a plan to fund the federal government until February 16, sending the measure to the Senate, where the bill is likely to be derailed by strong opposition from... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
House Republicans overcome differences, approve 4-week funding bill for Uncle SamAfter a full day of uncertainty, the House of Representatives on Thursday eveni
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 3 days ago
After a full day of uncertainty, the House of Representatives on Thursday evening approved a plan to fund the federal government until February 16, sending the measure to the Senate, where the bill is likely to be derailed by strong opposition from... Read more
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The News & Observer
Shutdown showdown forces Bernie Sanders’ to cancel appearance at Duke FridaySanders’ appearance at Duke Friday postponed | News & Observer U.S. Sen. Berni
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
Sanders’ appearance at Duke Friday postponed | News & Observer U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is pictured in a House/Senate conference on Dec. 13, 2017 on Capitol Hill. His senate duties preclude his scheduled appearance at Duke Chapel... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
House Republicans overcome differences, approve 4-week funding bill for Uncle SamAfter a full day of uncertainty, the House of Representatives on Thursday eveni
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 3 days ago
After a full day of uncertainty, the House of Representatives on Thursday evening approved a plan to fund the federal government until February 16, sending the measure to the Senate, where the bill is likely to be derailed by strong opposition from... Read more
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