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US-Capitol-012218.jpg Amid a government shutdown, the Senate voted Monday to move forward on a short-term spending bill to re-open the government. The Senate voted 81 to 18 in favor of limiting debate on the bill, which would fund the government through February 8th.

WomenMarch-012218.jpg As protesters held anti-Donald Trump rallies across the United States to mark the first anniversary of his inauguration, thousands of liberal activists flocked to Las Vegas Sunday to kick off a major push to elect Democrats in the upcoming elections. Women's March organizers opted Nevada as the backdrop for the next phase of their movement considering the potential for the Silver State to become

Trump-mcconnel-012218.jpg President Donald Trump's call on Republican lawmakers to go for the so-called "nuclear-option" to reopen the government has met with strong criticism. Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin slammed the suggestion, saying that it will be lack of respect to the minority in the Senate. "I can tell you that would be the end of the Senate as it was originally devised and created going back to our Founding

A U.S. Army Apache attack helicopter crashed on early Saturday while flying a routine training mission in California, which killed two soldiers. Both the pilot and the co-pilot were killed, according to Lt. Col. Jason Brown, a spokesman for the Army at the Pentagon. "The cause is currently under...

USCapitol-011818.jpg With lawmakers unable to reach an agreement on a short-term spending bill, the federal government shut down at midnight on Friday. The shutdown came after a spending bill approved by House Republicans failed to clear a procedural hurdle in the Senate on a largely party line vote of 50 to 49.

trump3-011919.jpg With lawmakers struggling to reach an agreement to fund the government, the results of a new ABC News/Washington Post poll found that Americans are far more likely to blame President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress if there is a shutdown.

Algodones-sand-dune-011918.jpg Nearly half of American voters are opposed to a bill combining protections for illegal immigrants brought to the country as children with funding for President Donald Trump's proposed wall on the southern border, according to a Quinnipiac University National Poll.

Trump-AndrzejDuda-011918.jpg Poland's president Andrzej Duda has thanked his American counterpart for fighting "fake news," the day President Donald Trump announced his much awaited "Fake News Awards." "President Trump just stressed again the power of fake news. Thank you," Duda said after Trump announced that the winner is The...

CapitolHill-011918.jpg House Republicans voted Thursday evening to pass a short-term spending bill and avoid a government shutdown, although the bill's future in the Senate remains in doubt. The House voted 230 to 197 in favor of the stopgap bill, which would fund the government through February 16th.

CedricRichmond-Trump-011918.jpg Cedric Richmond, the Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, has introduced a resolution of censure condemning President Donald Trump's reported use of foul language while referring to immigrants last week. "Why are we having all these people from sh*thole countries come here,?" Trump was quoted...

USCapitol-011818.jpg With support from Senators from both sides of the aisle, the Senate voted Thursday to extend a controversial surveillance program for six years. The Senate voted 65 to 34 to reauthorize Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, with 21 Democrats and Independent Senator Angus King,...

DonaldTrump-Speech-011818.jpg Contradicting comments from White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, President Donald Trump declared Thursday that his position on the proposed wall along the southern border "has never changed or evolved." Trump also reiterated his frequently stated claim that Mexico will pay for the wall despite repeated denials by the Mexican government.

Trump-Pence-011818.jpg With a potential government shutdown looming, a tweet from President Donald Trump may hamper efforts by Republican leaders to win support for a short-term spending bill. House Republicans are aiming to vote later Thursday on a continuing resolution that would fund the government through February 16th.

Trump-FakeNews-011818.jpg President Donald Trump finally announced his much awaited "Fake News Awards"...and the winner is 'The New York Times.' The media-weary president tweeted out the winners of his "Fake News Awards" on Wednesday night, with a link directed to the Republican National Committee website. There, he listed...

bitcoin-drop-011818.jpg As Bitcoin suddenly reversed its path to downward from a peak, a leading team of economists predicted that the digital currency has all the hallmarks of a classic speculative bubble, and that it is bursting. London-based independent economic research company Capital Economics said that the most popular...

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