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Federal Prisons Report Grueling Hours And Inmate Hunger Strikes Amid Shutdown
The shutdown is wreaking havoc on prisons across the country.
Supreme Court Was Set To Meet Over Mueller Foreign Mystery Corporation
Company wants to file appeal under secret seal; reporters are arguing that case should be made public.
Arkansas Eviction Scare Is A Preview Of Shutdown Hell
It might be illegal for landlords to evict tenants because the government hasn't paid rent subsidies, but they might try it anyway.
Trump Blames Nancy Pelosi For Shutdown That He Called For
Meanwhile, the longest government shutdown in U.S. history has entered its 27th day.
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Kansas Governor Reinstates Protections For LGBTQ State Employees
By John Hanna, AP
Gov. Laura Kelly’s executive order was her first official action since taking office Monday.
Kirsten Gillibrand Launches 2020 Presidential Exploratory Committee
The New York senator is the latest high-profile Democrat to confirm that she is seriously considering a bid to oust President Donald Trump.
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The Trump Tax Law Has Big Problems. Here Are The Reasons Why.
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"We have hit rock bottom."
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Why These Utilities Are Dialing Up Efforts To Bring High-Speed Internet To Rural America
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“Even the cellular service is bad. We literally have to call to say, ‘I sent you an email.’”
Trump Vows He'll 'Never Ever Back Down' On Border Security
By Catherine Lucey and Darlene Superville, AP
Trump said he had dismissed a proposal from Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham to reopen the government for several weeks and continue dealing with Democrats over money for the wall.
GoFundMe To Reimburse Border Wall Campaign Donors
The page's organizer now says he's sending the donations to his self-created nonprofit instead of the government.
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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Suspends Sheriff Scott Israel Over School Shooting
The governor's office said the Broward County sheriff DeSantis' office issued a statement saying, "has repeatedly failed and has demonstrated a pattern of poor leadership."
Federal Workers Miss First Paycheck
Hundreds of thousands of federal employees have missed their first paycheck of the year due to the government shutdown.
Thousands Of Federal Workers Just Missed Their First Paycheck
The partial government shutdown is the second-longest in history, with no end in sight.
Expectant Couple Suffers In Government Shutdown
An air traffic controller and his pregnant wife will soon pay the price if President Donald Trump’s partial shutdown is not resolved soon.
Nancy Pelosi Says Shutdown Meeting Was Set Up For Trump To Walk Out
The president left the room during a meeting with Democratic leaders over the partial government shutdown.
Fox News Guest: Maybe The Government Should Shut Down 'More Often'
Former Republican aide Chapin Fay's proposal might not sit well with the 800,000 federal workers waiting to get paid.
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States Are Sweating The Federal Shutdown: ‘We Need To Start Taking This Seriously’
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Arizona, South Dakota, Tennessee and Utah didn’t get reimbursed for using their own money to keep national parks open during a 2-week shutdown in 2013.
Colorado's Jared Polis Sworn In, Making Him First Openly Gay Man Elected Governor
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The Democrat vowed to make his state "work for everyone" in a Tuesday speech.
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Americans Increasingly See The Government Shutdown As Serious
A growing minority also say that they are, or expect to be, affected.
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IRS To Send Tax Refunds On Time Despite Shutdown
“We are committed to ensuring that taxpayers receive their refunds notwithstanding the government shutdown."
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National Park Service To Tap Into Entrance Fees To Pay For Staffing During Shutdown
Trump's decision to keep the parks open during the weekslong budget impasse is no longer workable, an official said.
Millions Could Lose Food Assistance If Government Shutdown Continues
Does Donald Trump want a border wall badly enough to let struggling Americans go hungry?
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Shutdown Talks To Continue As Trump Says It Could Last 'Months Or Even Years'
By Catherine Lucey, Lisa Mascaro and Jill Colvin, AP
Trump is framing the weekend talks as progress, while Democrats are emphasizing families unable to pay bills.
The New House Democratic Majority Will Take Antitrust Oversight Seriously
Democrats will investigate monopolies, oversee the regulators and write new antitrust legislation.
Congressional Leaders To Attend White House Briefing On Border Issues
By Zeke Miller and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
Trump asks in a tweet, "Let's make a deal?"
Government Shutdown Likely To Stretch Into Next Week
By JULIET LINDERMAN and DARLENE SUPERVILLE, AP
President Donald Trump is vowing to hold the line on his demand for money to build a border wall.
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