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Shutdown enters third day as bipartisan group of senators tries to broker compromise

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Shutdown enters third day as bipartisan group of senators tries to broker compromise

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — A government shutdown is entering a third day – into the start of the work week Monday – after a bipartisan group of about 20 senators struggled Sunday to broker a government funding compromise. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McCo…

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Bipartisan group of senators tries to broker compromise, shutdown to enter third day

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Bipartisan group of senators tries to broker compromise, shutdown to enter third day

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — A government shutdown will enter a third day – into the start of the work week Monday – after a bipartisan group of about 20 senators Sunday struggled to broker a government funding compromise.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConn…

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Trump willing to support legal status for ‘Dreamers’ in exchange for border wall: White House sources

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Trump willing to support legal status for ‘Dreamers’ in exchange for border wall: White House sources

Alex Wong/Getty(WASHINGTON) — Federal lawmakers are now in a shutdown standoff: Democrats are refusing to support a bill funding the government unless they have a deal on immigration. Republicans are refusing to negotiate on immigration until Democrat…

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‘I say pay it’ to get deal for ‘Dreamers’: Democrat says of Trump’s border wall

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‘I say pay it’ to get deal for ‘Dreamers’: Democrat says of Trump’s border wall

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — A Democratic congressman said President Donald Trump’s key campaign promise of building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border would be a “monumental waste of taxpayers’ money,” but Democrats should go along…

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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: ‘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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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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