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01/22/2018 06:30 PM
Congress approves plan to end shutdown, reopen government
The Senate is scheduled to have a key vote at noon Monday on a bill to reopen the government and fund it for three weeks, though it's unclear if this plan will win over enough Democrats to pass.


01/22/2018 11:46 PM
Trump seeks to move from bystander to dealmaker on immigration
President Donald Trump is impatient to return to the immigration negotiating table, despite advice from some aides that he allow lawmakers to strike their own agreement, people who have spoken with him said.


01/22/2018 08:16 PM
Winners and losers from the deal to reopen the government
The federal government is on a glide path to reopening Tuesday after Senate Democrats largely joined their Republican colleagues to vote for a proposal that will fund the government through February 8 in exchange for a promise from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to turn to the DACA program in very short order.


01/23/2018 01:21 AM
Analysis: How Democrats lost the shutdown
The history of government shutdowns -- and the polling on this shutdown in particular -- suggested that Democrats were poised to benefit politically from the shuttering of the federal bureaucracy. 


01/22/2018 09:31 PM
The DACA shutdown is over. Now what?
On the third day, the Democrats punted.


01/22/2018 07:51 PM
Trump says he's 'pleased' with Democrats' shutdown concession
President Donald Trump plans to publicly tout the end of the government shutdown stalemate on Monday, a White House official told CNN, despite being publicly absent from the debate over the weekend.


01/23/2018 01:27 AM
White House spox: Graham, Durbin 'dishonest' about immigration plan
A White House spokesman on Monday labeled the immigration plan presented by Sens. Lindsey Graham and Dick Durbin "amnesty," and slammed the two lawmakers as "dishonest" in their presentation of the plan to President Donald Trump.


01/23/2018 01:48 AM
Exclusive: Trump expected to invite France's Macron for first state visit of his presidency
President Donald Trump is expected to invite French President Emmanuel Macron to Washington for an official state visit later this year, the first of his presidency, according to two diplomatic sources.


01/23/2018 12:32 AM
House Ethics panel is investigating Rep. Pat Meehan
The House Ethics Committee announced on Monday that it is investigating Rep. Pat Meehan, following a new report over the weekend that said the Pennsylvania Republican had used thousands of dollars in taxpayer money to settle a sexual misconduct complaint against him by a former aide.


01/23/2018 12:03 AM
Moderate senators feel boost as shutdown ends
At a time of unrelenting political divisiveness, a bipartisan group of senators claimed a rare victory on Monday following the deal to reopen the government.


01/22/2018 11:58 PM
Trump's voter fraud commission tried to buy Texas data targeting Hispanics
President Donald Trump's voter fraud commission was dissolved at the beginning of the month, but the controversy surrounding it continues, as a new memo reveals specific requests from the commission to obtain the voting files for Texans with Hispanic last names.


01/23/2018 12:33 AM
ATF agent alleges retaliation for exposing sexual harassment at DOJ
Special Agent Lisa Kincaid is marking 30 years with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. She proudly served on assignments that took her around the country to run a field office in Florida, an arson task force in the nation's capital, and the ATF's investigative support branch. Looking back over her three decades, Kincaid says there were always signs of sexual harassment within the different divisions she worked at the bureau.


01/23/2018 01:20 AM
Collins throws shutdown shade at Cruz: 'I am rendered speechless'
Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas told reporters on Monday he has "consistently opposed shutdowns," which later led to a response from his Republican colleague Sen. Susan Collins: "I am rendered speechless."


01/22/2018 11:52 PM
Russian spy ship spotted 100 miles off North Carolina coast
The Russian spy ship, the Viktor Leonov was spotted 100 miles south east of Wilmington, NC in international waters, according to a US military official, just days after the vessel was seen leaving the capital of Trinidad and Tobago, Port of Spain.


01/22/2018 09:33 PM
Progressives fume after vote to end government shutdown
Progressive lawmakers and activists are furious over the Senate's Monday vote to end the government shutdown.


01/22/2018 07:32 PM
Lindsey Graham: Time for the 'Gang of 60'
One of the founding members of the bipartisan "Gang of Six" on immigration says the group will exist no longer -- replaced by efforts to build a much larger coalition.


01/22/2018 09:49 PM
Publisher pulls former Trump appointee Carl Higbie's book from market over racist remarks
Former Trump administration appointee Carl Higbie's book is being pulled from the market by its publisher after CNN's KFile unearthed racist, sexist, anti-Muslim and anti-gay remarks Higbie made as a radio host.


01/23/2018 12:26 AM
Republicans consider releasing some classified intel behind memo alleging FISA abuses
Top House Republicans are considering publicly releasing some of the underlying intelligence behind a memo spearheaded by Rep. Devin Nunes that alleges FBI abuses of surveillance laws.


01/22/2018 10:15 PM
How senators voted to end the shutdown


01/23/2018 01:31 AM
Wilbur Ross: Reports of Trump criticism 'obsolete'
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told CNN Monday that the suggestion President Donald Trump was unhappy with his performance was "obsolete," amid new reporting that Trump has soured on his Cabinet secretary.


01/22/2018 11:49 PM
Stephen Miller is crucially important to the immigration debate -- or maybe not
When lawmakers went looking for someone to blame for their failed immigration negotiations with President Donald Trump, their ire was drawn on an airy annex on the second floor of the West Wing rather than the Oval Office.


01/22/2018 05:38 PM
Pence calls Jerusalem 'Israel's capital' on visit with Netanyahu
US Vice President Mike Pence arrived at a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday, saying that it was an honor "to be in Israel's capital, Jerusalem."


01/20/2018 08:20 AM
A year of Trump: (Almost) everything that happened


01/22/2018 10:42 PM
Trump hosts senators to discuss immigration as shutdown winds down
President Donald Trump held two meetings with a handful of senators to discuss immigration reform on Monday, as the three-day government shutdown was coming to an end on Capitol Hill.


01/22/2018 04:09 PM
'Dealmaker in chief' largely absent in weekend shutdown negotiations
President Donald Trump may be presiding over the first government shutdown ever to occur when one party controls Washington, but in his own telling he is just beginning to master the ways of the capital.


01/20/2018 11:24 PM
Economic boost buoys Trump, but negatives abound elsewhere


01/20/2018 11:58 PM
How Trump changed the world in one year
In his first year as president, Donald Trump has torn at a thread running through international affairs for 75 years -- the idea of the United States as a predictable bastion of global stability and champion of Western values.


01/21/2018 03:35 AM
Trump campaign releases ad tying Democrats to murders by illegal immigrants
Hours into the government shutdown, President Donald Trump's reelection campaign released a hard-right ad accusing Democrats of being "complicit in all murders" committed by undocumented immigrants.


01/20/2018 07:07 PM
CNN Poll: Melania Trump's approval numbers top the President's
A new CNN poll shows first lady Melania Trump remains more popular than her husband, President Donald Trump. Mrs. Trump is at a 47% favorable rating, while the President's approval number stands at 40%, according to the CNN poll conducted by SSRS.

 

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