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As government shutdown negotiations continue, Congress risks giving America a case of the Mondays

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As government shutdown negotiations continue, Congress risks giving America a case of the Mondays

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — The federal government shutdown has entered its second day and lawmakers remain stymied on even a short-term funding solution — a standoff that could drag on into the start of the work week on Monday.The legislative impasse cou…

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Democratic senator: New Trump campaign ad calling Democrats ‘complicit’ won’t work

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Democratic senator: New Trump campaign ad calling Democrats ‘complicit’ won’t work

Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — An explosive new ad by the Trump campaign implying that Democrats would be “complicit” in any murder committed by undocumented immigrants “doesn’t work,” a leading Democratic senator said.”The American peo…

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White House official: Republicans ‘showing flexibility’ to end government shutdown

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White House official: Republicans ‘showing flexibility’ to end government shutdown

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The White House’s legislative affairs director said Republicans have been “showing flexibility” in their attempts to strike a deal with Democrats on immigration issues in order to reopen the government.
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Eric Trump on government shutdown: ‘Honestly, I think it’s a good thing for us’

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Eric Trump on government shutdown: ‘Honestly, I think it’s a good thing for us’

Justin Merriman/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s son Eric doesn’t believe the government shutdown is all that bad. In fact, he views it in a positive light because he believes it paints the “absolutely terrified” Democrats in a nega…

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DC bars offer drink specials to furloughed federal workers

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DC bars offer drink specials to furloughed federal workers

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Furloughed federal employees in Washington wishing to drown their sorrrows may do so at a discount for the duration of the government shutdown. Once Friday’s midnight deadline came and went without a deal to avert a shu…

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DC bars offer drink specials to furloughed federal workers: ‘They can shutdown the government but they can’t shutdown your fun’

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DC bars offer drink specials to furloughed federal workers: ‘They can shutdown the government but they can’t shutdown your fun’

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Furloughed federal employees in Washington wishing to drown their sorrrows may do so at a discount for the duration of the government shutdown. Once Friday’s midnight deadline came and went without a deal to avert a shu…

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‘Saturday Night Live’ pokes fun at Trump’s physical: ‘The president’s gotta rockin’ bod’

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‘Saturday Night Live’ pokes fun at Trump’s physical: ‘The president’s gotta rockin’ bod’

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The government shutdown and the results of President Donald Trump’s physical exam, released Friday by his physician Ronny Jackson, provided fodder for this week’s “Saturday Night Live.” The cold open features “SNL” cast m…

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POLL: Amid record low one-year approval, half question Trump’s mental stability

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POLL: Amid record low one-year approval, half question Trump’s mental stability

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A year in the presidential spotlight hasn’t been kind to President Donald Trump: His approval rating is the lowest in modern polling for a president at this point, with deep deficits on policy and personal …

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Trump campaign ad says Democrats ‘complicit’ in murders committed by undocumented immigrants

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Trump campaign ad says Democrats ‘complicit’ in murders committed by undocumented immigrants

ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) — The Trump campaign came out with an explosive new campaign ad Saturday night that implies the Democrats could have blood on their hands because of the shutdown — arguing they will be “complicit in every murder committed by i…

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Inside the Trump-Schumer talks leading up to the government shutdown

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Inside the Trump-Schumer talks leading up to the government shutdown

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — During the hours leading up to the government shutdown, President Donald Trump invited Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., to the White House to negotiate the outline of a deal, which both sides believed was in reach. …

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