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Members of Congress cheer after President Donald Trump acknowledges more women in Congress during his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 05, 2019 - 11:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's State of the Union address (all times local): 11 p.m. Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacy Abrams is declaring that the recent partial federal government shutdown was "a stunt engineered by the president of the United States."...
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President Donald Trump gives his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 at the Capitol in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence, left, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi look on. (Doug Mills/The New York Times via AP, Pool)
February 05, 2019 - 10:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's State of the Union address (all times local): 10 p.m. A special agent who works to combat human trafficking is among President Donald Trump's State of the Union guests. Elvin Hernandez works in the New York office of Homeland Security...
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Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., left, and Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., right, listen as President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 05, 2019 - 9:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's State of the Union address (all times local): 9:50 p.m. President Donald Trump is addressing immigration in his State of the Union speech, saying Republicans and Democrats "must join forces" to confront what he's calling "an urgent national...
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Astronaut Buzz Aldrin arrives for President Donald Trump's State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 05, 2019 - 9:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's State of the Union address (all times local): 9:25 p.m. President Donald Trump has invited some previously unannounced guests to his State of the Union speech. Astronaut Buzz Aldrin — the second man to walk on the moon — is among those seated...
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Democratic members of Congress, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., center, arrive before President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 05, 2019 - 9:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's State of the Union address (all times local): 9:20 p.m. President Donald Trump will hold a two-day summit with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un Feb. 27-28 in Vietnam to try to convince him to give up his nuclear weapons program. The...
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Television crews set up their equipment in Statuary Hall in the Capitol, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, ahead of President Donald Trump's delivery of the State of the Union on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
February 05, 2019 - 7:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's State of the Union address (all times local): 7:05 p.m. Hours ahead of the State of the Union address, at least a dozen members of Congress were milling around the House chamber. A number of women were wearing white, the color that...
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., talks to reporters during a news conference a day after a bipartisan group of House and Senate bargainers met to craft a border security compromise aimed at avoiding another government shutdown, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 31, 2019 - 1:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday hardened their positions about a border wall, casting doubt on the prospects of Capitol Hill negotiations intended to reach a compromise and avoid a second government shutdown. "There's not going to be any wall...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo, a woman takes a photo by the border fence between San Diego, Calif., and Tijuana, as seen from Mexico. The top House Republican says a bipartisan border security compromise that Congress hopes to produce doesn't have to include the word "wall." (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza, File)
January 30, 2019 - 8:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Capitol Hill negotiators are hopeful of an agreement as they officially kick off talks on a homeland security spending bill stalled over funding for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall. Left on their own, the seasoned House and Senate lawmakers say they could easily...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo, a woman takes a photo by the border fence between San Diego, Calif., and Tijuana, as seen from Mexico. The top House Republican says a bipartisan border security compromise that Congress hopes to produce doesn't have to include the word "wall." (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza, File)
January 30, 2019 - 8:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Capitol Hill negotiators are hopeful of an agreement as they officially kick off talks on a homeland security spending bill stalled over funding for President Donald Trump's proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Left on their own, the seasoned House and Senate lawmakers say...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo, a woman takes a photo by the border fence between San Diego, Calif., and Tijuana, as seen from Mexico. The top House Republican says a bipartisan border security compromise that Congress hopes to produce doesn't have to include the word "wall." (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza, File)
January 30, 2019 - 7:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Capitol Hill negotiators are hopeful of an agreement as they officially kick off talks on a homeland security spending bill stalled over funding for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall. Left on their own, the seasoned House and Senate lawmakers say they could easily...
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