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The U.S. Capitol in Washington is shrouded in mist, Friday night, Dec. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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December 18, 2019 - 9:11 am
By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House voted Tuesday to pass a $1.4 trillion government spending package, handing President Donald Trump a victory on his U.S.-Mexico border fence while giving Democrats spending increases across a swath of domestic...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)​
February 15, 2019 - 2:24 pm
Washington, D.C. _ U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) has joined Sens. Brian Schatz (D-HI) and John Kennedy (R-LA) to introduce the Federal Employee Civil Relief Act, legislation to protect the credit reports of federal workers and contractors who were hurt by the longest government shutdown in U.S...
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(AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
February 14, 2019 - 3:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Donald Trump has indicated he's prepared to sign the government funding bill and issue a national emergency on the border. McConnell said Thursday the Senate will soon vote on the bill that's needed to avoid a partial federal...
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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 12, 2019 - 2:57 pm
By ANDREW TAYLOR and ALAN FRAM , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday he's "unhappy" with a hard-won agreement to prevent a new government shutdown and finance construction of more barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, but he didn't say whether or not he would...
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Richmond's Morning News with John Reid
February 12, 2019 - 10:12 am
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January 29, 2019 - 10:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence tumbled this month, tested by the partial government shutdown and roiling financial markets. Still, consumer spirits remains robust by historic standards. The Conference Board, a business research group, said Tuesday that its consumer confidence index fell...
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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 27, 2019 - 1:26 pm
By DEB RIECHMANN , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is prepared to shut down the government again or declare a national emergency if Congress won't work with him to secure the U.S.-Mexico border, the White House said Sunday. The president's standoff with Democrats on...
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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 25, 2019 - 2:34 pm
By ANDREW TAYLOR, ALAN FRAM and CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Yielding to mounting pressure and growing disruption, President Donald Trump and congressional leaders on Friday reached a short-term deal to reopen the government for three weeks while negotiations continue over...
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January 24, 2019 - 1:40 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - A small, but noisy group of federal employees rallied in front of 600 E. Broad Street this afternoon, saying they want to get paid and return to work. The building is home to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and HUD employees are among those...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
January 22, 2019 - 3:30 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Attorney General Mark Herring (D) is warning Virginia federal employees currently working without a paycheck, or not working at all, to be careful of potential scams. Herring says the situation, with federal employees vulnerable, is ripe for scams. Herring says...
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