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Clouds are reflected in the U.S. Capitol reflecting pool at daybreak in Washington as day three of the government shutdown continues, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
January 22, 2018 - 9:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government shutdown is set to sow more disruption and political peril Monday after the Senate inched closer but ultimately fell short of an agreement that would have reopened federal agencies before the beginning of the workweek. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks to his office after speaking on the senate floor Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, at Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
January 21, 2018 - 1:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the government shutdown (all times local): 1:40 p.m. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is pushing back against President Donald Trump's calls to end Senate filibusters. When filibusters of legislation are underway, it takes 60 votes in the 100-member Senate to halt...
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House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., center, joined from left by, Rep. Joseph Crowley, D-N.Y., House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Rep. Linda Sanchez, D-Calif., hold a news conference on the first morning of a government shutdown after a divided Senate rejected a funding measure last night, at the Capitol in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 21, 2018 - 10:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the government shutdown (all times local): 10:05 a.m. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is calling on Republicans to "sit down and talk" with Democrats on immigration in an effort to reopen the government. The former Democratic presidential candidate said Sunday on CNN's "...
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen disembark the plane upon his arrival at Amman military airport, Jordan, Saturday, Jan 20, 2018. This is the second leg of his Middle East tour that will include Israel. (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh)
January 21, 2018 - 9:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the government shutdown (all times local): 9:55 a.m. Vice President Mike Pence is blasting Congress for playing politics with military pay by failing to keep the government open. Pence told U.S. soldiers stationed near the Syrian border on Sunday: "You deserve better...
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House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., center, joined from left by, Rep. Joseph Crowley, D-N.Y., House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Rep. Linda Sanchez, D-Calif., hold a news conference on the first morning of a government shutdown after a divided Senate rejected a funding measure last night, at the Capitol in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 21, 2018 - 9:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the government shutdown (all times local): 9:50 a.m. Republican Sen. Rand Paul is calling the shutdown blame game "ridiculous on both sides." The senator from Kentucky said Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union": "It's gamesmanship and it's partisanship." Paul was...
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Director of the Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney speaks with reporters at the White House, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
January 21, 2018 - 9:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the government shutdown (all times local): 9:20 a.m. White House budget director Mick Mulvaney is defending himself from charges of hypocrisy in his attacks on Democrats over the government shutdown, given his own role at the center of the last fiscal clash in 2013...
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Director of the Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney speaks during a press briefing at the White House, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
January 20, 2018 - 6:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the government shutdown (all times local): 7 p.m. Hours after shuttering much of the federal government, feuding Democrats and Republicans in Congress spent the day dodging blame for a paralyzing standoff over immigration. The two sides show few signs of progress on...
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Director of the Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney speaks during a press briefing at the White House, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
January 20, 2018 - 5:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the government shutdown (all times local): 5:45 p.m. President Donald Trump is "frustrated" by the government shutdown falling on the first anniversary of his inauguration. That's according to budget director Mick Mulvaney, who tells reporters that the White House...
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Director of the Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney, left, stands as Marc Short, White House director for legislative affairs, speaks during a press briefing the White House, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
January 20, 2018 - 3:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the government shutdown (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Republicans and Democrats appear to be no closer to ending a government shutdown, and the White House is indicating it's waiting for Democrats to drop their demand that a funding bill include protections for...
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With no apparent indications of a breakthrough in the Senate to avoid a government shutdown, the Capitol is illuminated in Washington, Friday evening, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 20, 2018 - 2:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the government shutdown (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Republicans and Democrats appear to be no closer to ending a government shutdown, and the White House is indicating it's waiting for Democrats to drop their demand that a funding bill include protections for...
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