Government Shutdown

(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 30, 2019 - 10:17 am
by Andrew Taylor & Alan Fram WASHINGTON (AP) — Capitol Hill negotiators are hopeful of an agreement as they officially kick off talks on a homeland security spending bill stalled over funding for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall. Left on their own, the seasoned House and Senate...
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Associated Press
January 28, 2019 - 8:19 am
by Deb Reichman WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said the odds congressional negotiators will craft a deal to end his border wall standoff with Congress are "less than 50-50." As hundreds of thousands of furloughed federal workers prepared to return to work, Trump told The Wall Street...
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January 24, 2019 - 3:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he is postponing his State of the Union address until the partial government shutdown ends, yielding after a weeklong showdown with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Following a high-stakes game of dare and double-dare, Trump conceded Wednesday night that "no...
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January 23, 2019 - 10:25 am
by Alan Fram & Andrew Taylor WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders agreed to hold votes this week on dueling proposals to reopen shuttered federal agencies, forcing a political reckoning for senators grappling with the longest shutdown in U.S. history: Side with President Donald Trump or vote to...
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January 21, 2019 - 8:17 am
by Jill Colvin WASHINGTON (AP) — Thirty-one days into the partial government shutdown, Democrats and Republicans appeared no closer to ending the impasse than when it began, with President Donald Trump lashing out at his opponents after they dismissed a plan he'd billed as a compromise. Trump on...
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January 19, 2019 - 7:37 am
By JILL COLVIN, LISA MASCARO, ZEKE MILLER and CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he'll be making a "major announcement" on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday afternoon as the standstill over his border wall continues into its...
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Virginia's secretary of finance says the partial government shutdown has cut off pay for more than 64,000 state residents, and could squeeze benefits programs. (Dreamstime)
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January 17, 2019 - 12:22 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia's secretary of finance says the partial government shutdown has cut off pay for more than 64,000 state residents, and could squeeze benefits programs. The Daily Press reports Aubrey Lane told the Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday that unpaid wages for those workers...
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January 14, 2019 - 8:54 am
by Darlene Superville WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress returns to Washington for its first full week of legislative business since control of the House reverted to Democrats, but lawmakers will be confronted with the same lingering question: When will the partial government shutdown end? One Republican...
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Associated Press
January 07, 2019 - 8:20 am
by Catherine Lucey & Lisa Mascaro WASHINGTON (AP) — With no weekend breakthrough to end a prolonged partial government shutdown, President Donald Trump is standing firm in his border wall funding demands and newly empowered House Democrats are planning to step up pressure on Trump and...
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