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An aide delivers several pizzas to the office of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., on Capitol Hill, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
January 19, 2018 - 7:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the budget battle in Congress (all times local): 7:20 p.m. The Senate has scheduled a showdown vote for 10 p.m. EST on preventing a federal government shutdown. Democrats are ready to block the Republican measure. Unless Congress approves some legislation providing...
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Extra shirts hang inside of a senator's vehicle as the Capitol dome is reflected on Capitol Hill as a bitterly-divided Congress hurtles toward a government shutdown this weekend, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
January 19, 2018 - 6:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A standoff between Democrats and Republicans has the federal government on the brink of shutting down. Here's a look at what the dispute is about and what will happen if it isn't resolved by midnight Friday. ___ WHAT ARE LAWMAKERS FIGHTING ABOUT? Since the end of the fiscal year...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., center, speaks to the media outside the Capitol after meeting with President Donald Trump, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
January 19, 2018 - 3:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer met Friday afternoon in an eleventh-hour effort to avert a government shutdown, with a bitterly divided Washington locked in partisan stare-down over politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger...
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President Donald Trump speaks to the March for Life participants from the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 19, 2018 - 2:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the budget battle in Congress (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer has left the White House after a lengthy meeting with President Donald Trump. Trump invited the Senate's top Democrat to try to reach a deal to avert a government...
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January 19, 2018 - 2:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide the legality of the latest version of President Donald Trump's ban on travel to the United States by residents of six majority-Muslim countries. The issue pits an administration that considers the restrictions necessary for Americans'...
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President Donald Trump waits to be introduced to speak to the March for Life participants from the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 19, 2018 - 1:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer met Friday afternoon in an eleventh-hour effort to avert a government shutdown, with a bitterly divided Washington locked in partisan stare-down over politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger...
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This Oct. 26, 2017 file photo shows prototypes of border walls in San Diego. Rigorous testing of prototypes of President Donald. A U.S. official says recent testing of prototypes of President Donald Trump’s proposed wall with Mexico found their heights should stop border crossers. U.S. tactical teams spent three weeks trying to breach and scale the models in San Diego. An official with direct knowledge of the results said they point to see-through steel barriers topped by concrete as the best design. The official spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the information is not authorized for release. (AP Photo/Elliott Spagat, File)
January 19, 2018 - 9:54 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Recent assaults by tactical teams on prototypes of President Donald Trump's proposed wall with Mexico indicate their imposing heights should stop border crossers, a U.S. official with direct knowledge of the rigorous assessment told The Associated Press. Military special forces...
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This Oct. 26, 2017 file photo shows prototypes of border walls in San Diego. Rigorous testing of prototypes of President Donald. A U.S. official says recent testing of prototypes of President Donald Trump’s proposed wall with Mexico found their heights should stop border crossers. U.S. tactical teams spent three weeks trying to breach and scale the models in San Diego. An official with direct knowledge of the results said they point to see-through steel barriers topped by concrete as the best design. The official spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the information is not authorized for release. (AP Photo/Elliott Spagat, File)
January 19, 2018 - 9:26 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Recent assaults by tactical teams on prototypes of President Donald Trump's proposed wall with Mexico indicate their imposing heights should stop border crossers, a U.S. official with direct knowledge of the rigorous assessment told The Associated Press. Military special forces...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., center, walks to the Capitol Building from the Capitol Visitor's Center, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 19, 2018 - 8:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bitterly divided Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown this weekend in a partisan stare-down over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger immigrants from being deported. Democrats in the Senate have served...
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President Donald Trump greets people on the South Lawn to the White House in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, as he returns from Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
January 19, 2018 - 8:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the budget battle in Congress (all times local): 8:25 a.m. President Donald Trump will not leave for a weekend at his Palm Beach estate unless a government shutdown is averted. The White House said Friday that Trump will not head to Florida unless a funding bill...
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