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(AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
February 13, 2019 - 1:26 pm
By JILL COLVIN, ANDREW TAYLOR, ALAN FRAM and JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — With little Washington appetite for another shutdown, President Donald Trump is expected to grudgingly accept an agreement that would keep the government open but provide just a fraction of the money he...
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January 26, 2019 - 10:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — With the longest shutdown in U.S. history officially over, here's a look at how the federal government will get back to regular business: ___ WHEN WILL FEDERAL WORKERS GET PAID? It's unclear at this time. The White House tweeted that it will be "in the coming days." Some 800,000...
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January 12, 2019 - 9:21 am
By LISA MASCARO , AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama stunned Republicans when he bypassed Congress and — relying on what he called his pen and his phone — used executive powers to enact his agenda, including protecting millions of young immigrants from...
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December 22, 2018 - 7:22 am
The government has partially shut down after President Donald Trump was unable to agree with Democratic and Republican lawmakers on spending for his border wall. Government operations will be disrupted during the shutdown and hundreds of thousands of federal workers will be furloughed or forced to...
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November 12, 2018 - 8:45 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Move more, sit less and get kids active as young as age 3, say new federal guidelines that stress that any amount and any type of exercise helps health. The advice is the first update since the government's physical activity guidelines came out a decade ago. Since then, the list of...
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