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Recipients of vital government programs agonize as they watch dysfunction in the nation's capital
When Washington is this broken, it's always the most vulnerable who get hurt.

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 6:51 AM
Trump set to leave Washington ahead of shutdown deadline
President Donald Trump is scheduled to depart Washington and head to his Florida resort hours before the deadline to avoid a government shutdown Friday at midnight.

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 4:33 AM
Shutdown looms larger in Senate after House vote
The Senate is bracing for a potential shutdown.

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 5:24 AM
GOP leaders promise to whip hard-line immigration bill
Conservative House members say they got a promise from leadership to pursue a separate hard-line Republican-only immigration bill in exchange for their votes to pass government funding Thursday night -- a measure that several Republicans doubt could pass the House, let alone the Senate.

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 8:14 AM
Wolf Blitzer spars with senator over shutdown
CNN's Wolf Blitzer talks with Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) about a looming government shutdown.

POSTED JANUARY 18, 2018 11:55 PM
What a government shutdown means for you
When there are partisan disagreements and Congress is divided on how to fund the government, the threat of a shutdown looms. Learn what one could mean for you.

POSTED JANUARY 16, 2018 7:44 AM
WSJ: Trump lawyer paid porn star through private company
Just weeks before the 2016 presidential election, President Donald Trump's lawyer formed a private LLC to pay a former porn star in exchange for not speaking publicly about an alleged sexual encounter with the then-candidate, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 4:46 AM
Trump appointee is out after racist comments
WARNING: This story contains graphic language.

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 2:17 AM
Supreme Court blocks court order to redraw North Carolina congressional districts
The Supreme Court Thursday agreed to freeze, for now, a lower court opinion that struck down North Carolina congressional districts holding that it amounted to an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander. 

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 2:57 AM
Analysis: Why Republicans should start panicking, in 1 chart
Midterm elections are about one thing: Base enthusiasm.

POSTED JANUARY 19, 2018 7:42 AM

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