U.S. government shutdown

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders talks with reporters outside the White House, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
January 25, 2019 - 1:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 1:10 p.m. President Donald Trump is set to speak from the White House on Friday afternoon about the partial government shutdown. His appearance is set for 1:30 p.m. Press secretary Sarah Sanders tweets that Trump...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., leaves for the day after two Senate bills to ending the partial government shutdown fail on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 25, 2019 - 12:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Intensifying delays at the nation's airports and widespread disruptions across the federal government instilled new urgency Friday into efforts by President Donald Trump and Congress to bring a resolution to the 35-day partial shutdown. The world's busiest airport — Hartsfield-...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks to members of the media as she arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 25, 2019 - 11:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democratic leaders hunted Friday for a way to halt the 35-day partial government shutdown, but remained at odds over President Donald Trump's demand that any compromise include money for his coveted border wall. Senators were talking with increased urgency after...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks to members of the media as she arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 25, 2019 - 10:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democratic leaders hunted Friday for a way to halt the 35-day partial government shutdown, but remained at odds over President Donald Trump's demand that any compromise include money for his coveted border wall. Senators were talking with increased urgency after...
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders talks with reporters outside the White House, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
January 25, 2019 - 10:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 10:20 a.m. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the administration wants to negotiate a government shutdown deal but is not saying how much President Donald Trump wants as a "down payment" on his long-...
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FILE - In this June 22, 2018, file photo, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Ross, one of the richest people in President Donald Trump’s Cabinet, is questioning why furloughed federal workers are reluctant to take out loans to get through the government shutdown. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
January 25, 2019 - 8:18 am
NEW YORK (AP) — One White House aide mused that the shutdown was like a paid vacation for some furloughed workers. President Donald Trump's daughter-in-law said employees' "little bit of pain" was worth it for the good of the country. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross questioned why cash-poor workers...
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., third from right, speaks to reporters as she walks out of the Senate Chamber following two failed votes on ending the partial government shutdown on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 25, 2019 - 4:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A splintered Senate voted down competing Democratic and Republican plans for ending the 35-day partial government shutdown, but the twin setbacks prompted a burst of bipartisan talks aimed at temporarily halting the longest-ever closure of federal agencies and the damage it's...
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FILE - In this June 22, 2018, file photo, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Ross, one of the richest people in President Donald Trump’s Cabinet, is questioning why furloughed federal workers are reluctant to take out loans to get through the government shutdown. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
January 25, 2019 - 4:04 am
NEW YORK (AP) — One White House aide mused that the shutdown was like a paid vacation for some furloughed workers. President Donald Trump's daughter-in-law said employees' "little bit of pain" was worth it for the good of the country. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross questioned why cash-poor workers...
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., third from right, speaks to reporters as she walks out of the Senate Chamber following two failed votes on ending the partial government shutdown on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 25, 2019 - 1:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A splintered Senate voted down competing Democratic and Republican plans for ending the 35-day partial government shutdown, but the twin setbacks prompted a burst of bipartisan talks aimed at temporarily halting the longest-ever closure of federal agencies and the damage it's...
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FILE - In this June 22, 2018, file photo, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Ross, one of the richest people in President Donald Trump’s Cabinet, is questioning why furloughed federal workers are reluctant to take out loans to get through the government shutdown. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
January 25, 2019 - 12:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — One White House aide mused that the shutdown was like a paid vacation for some furloughed workers. President Donald Trump's daughter-in-law said employees' "little bit of pain" was worth it for the good of the country. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross questioned why cash-poor workers...
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