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January 15, 2019
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks while Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., right, listens during a news conference on Jan. 2, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Al Drago
Rank-and-file Democrats reject Trump's invitation to shutdown talks
January 15, 2019 - 5:06pm
Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, speaks with members of the media in June 2018. Bloomberg photo by Al Drago.
House votes overwhelmingly to condemn white nationalism amid furor over Rep. King's remarks
January 15, 2019 - 4:27pm
January 14, 2019
President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019.  Bloomberg photo by Al Drago
Trump rejects suggestion to allow government to reopen temporarily while talks continue
January 14, 2019 - 12:59pm
January 13, 2019
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., listens during a hearing in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 31, 2017. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
Graham urges Trump to reopen government, declare emergency if no border deal
January 13, 2019 - 11:55am
January 12, 2019
President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019.  Bloomberg photo by Al Drago
Trump: 'We will be out for a long time' unless Democrats budge
January 12, 2019 - 1:23pm
President Donald Trump, surrounded by members of the National Border Patrol Council, talks to reporters Thursday about funding he's requested for a wall on the border with Mexico. Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
No immediate plan to declare national emergency for border wall, Trump says
January 12, 2019 - 11:06am
January 8, 2019
President Donald Trump with Vice President Mike Pence during the signing ceremony for the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act at Wheeler-Sack Army Air Field in Fort Drum, N.Y., August 13, 2018. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018The New York Times)
Trump to make prime-time address, visit US-Mexico border amid shutdown stalemate
January 8, 2019 - 10:49am
January 7, 2019
From left, Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., leave a meeting with President Donald Trump on Friday. Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Congressional Democrats turn up the heat on GOP over shutdown
January 7, 2019 - 3:32pm
On Jan. 1, Day 11 of the partial government shutdown, the U.S. Capitol dome is viewed through a reflection of the American flag on Capitol Hill.   Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
Administration making efforts to mitigate shutdown, which stretches on
January 7, 2019 - 9:21am
January 6, 2019
Commentary: Democrats, don't impeach Donald Trump
January 6, 2019 - 4:29pm
President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
Amid backlash, Trump administration seeks to halt raises for top officials
January 6, 2019 - 2:22pm
President Donald Trump, center right, leads a meeting of his Cabinet on Jan. 2, 2019 in Washington. Washington Post photo by Bill O'Leary
President Trump heads to Camp David as shutdown enters third week
January 6, 2019 - 12:32pm
January 5, 2019
President Donald Trump with Vice President Mike Pence during the signing ceremony for the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act at Wheeler-Sack Army Air Field in Fort Drum, N.Y., August 13, 2018. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018The New York Times)
While federal workers go without pay, senior Trump administration officials poised to get $10,000 raises
January 5, 2019 - 3:13pm
From left, Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., leave a meeting with President Donald Trump on Friday. Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Congress isn't feeling the pressure for a fast deal to end the shutdown - yet
January 5, 2019 - 10:24am
December 31, 2018
The U.S. Capitol in Washington on Dec. 22, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Zach Gibson.
House Democrats to vote on ending shutdown as they take majority
December 31, 2018 - 12:15pm
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