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Senate Dems relent, vote to end shutdown; House…

Senate Democrats vote to reopen government; House approval expected soon

WH: Sen. Graham 'dishonest' on immigration

White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley tells CNN's Jake Tapper that it is disingenuous to pretend Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) doesn't want open borders or amnesty for undocumented immigrants.

Paul Ryan calls on Democrats to end 'needless…

On 'Fox & Friends,' the speaker of the House questions why Democrats would shut down the government after DACA negotiations were already taking place.

Bill to End Government Shutdown Passed A Key…

The Senate approved a key procedural vote for the budget bill on Monday, a step closer to ending the government shutdown.

Pence Defends US Embassy Move In Israel To…

Vice President Mike Pence confirmed the U.S. plans to open its embassy in Jerusalem by the end of 2019.

Doctor who came to US as child jailed by immigration agents

A Michigan doctor who came to the U.S. from Poland as a young child is in jail nearly a week after immigration agents arrested him at his home

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Pennsylvania court throws out congressional…

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has struck down the boundaries of the state's 18 congressional districts, granting a major victory to plaintiffs who had contended the districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to benefit Republicans

WH: Trump has '100% confidence' in Wilbur Ross

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says President Trump has not lost confidence in Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross after Ross reportedly drew the President's ire for falling asleep in meetings.

Conway: Trump will talk immigration after Dems…

On 'Fox & Friends,' the counselor to the president says a short-term spending bill has nothing to do with the immigration issue.

2 Republican Senators Reportedly Now Support The…

Sens. Lindsey Graham and Jeff Flake reportedly said they'll support the short-term spending bill the Senate is scheduled to vote on Monday.

Senate Scheduled To Vote On Spending Bill Monday

The U.S. Senate is scheduled to vote on a short-term spending bill Monday. But the biggest hurtle still appears to be DACA.

The Latest: Solar trade group anticipates job losses

Solar Energy Industries Association says tariff will lead to loss of industry jobs

Head of Russian outlet RT says US foreign agent…

The head of Russian television channel RT says Washington's order requiring the Kremlin-funded outlet to register as a foreign agent is hurting business and runs counter to the U.S. traditions of freedom of speech

Trump's twists and turns on DACA

Since starting his campaign, President Trump's messaging has shifted on the program that protected undocumented immigrants who arrived as children.

The Duffys react to the government shutdown…

Rep. Sean Duffy and Rachel Campos-Duffy speak out on 'Fox & Friends.'

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House Ethics Committee Member Accused Of Settling…

He allegedly used thousands in taxpayer money to settle the claim.

Trump Pushes For Senate Rule Change As Shutdown…

Trump tweeted that Senate Republicans should use the "nuclear option" if the government shutdown continued.

The Latest: Immigrant advocates skewer Senate…

Prominent immigrant advocacy groups are skewering Democratic senators for relenting in a fight that linked immigration changes to continued government funding

Pence says US embassy will move to Jerusalem by…

Vice President Mike Pence tells Israel's parliament US Embassy will moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in 2019

Dreamer to Schumer: Why did Democrats blink?

Juan Escalante, a Dreamer and activist, wants to ask Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) why the Democrats accepted a commitment to extend a funding bill for 17 days without getting a resolution on immigration or guarantees on some key issues they were fighting for.

Progress being made in effort to release FISA…

Rep. Dave Joyce calls the reported government surveillance abuses 'disturbing.'

Bipartisan House Bill Aims To Reform Sexual…

Several sexual harassment reports revealed nearly $200,000 of taxpayer money had been used to settle cases since 2003.

Trump business ethics pledges left plenty room…

AP Analysis: Trump's promises to separate his businesses from his presidency left plenty of room for profiting

Prosecutors to seek 21-month sentence for Paul's…

Federal prosecutors say they will recommend a 21-month prison sentence for the man accused of tackling U.S. Sen. Rand Paul in the Kentucky lawmaker's yard

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Stormy Daniels cashes in on Trump controversy

On the heels of an alleged affair with then-businessman Donald Trump, adult film star Stormy Daniels is making a public appearance at a club in Greenville, South Carolina.

After the Buzz: LA Times publisher facing…

Levinsohn takes leave as company probes accusations.

10 Senators Crossed Party Lines On Shutdown Vote

Many of the Democrats who voted "yes" are up for re-election in red states. The Republicans who voted "no" each have their own reasons.