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June 15, 2019
The sun rises over the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Dec. 27, 2018. Lawmakers will return to Capitol Hill Thursday to resume negotiations over either a stopgap spending bill to reopen nine federal departments and several government agencies or broader measures to fund the government through September. But the White House and Democrats remain at odds over the $5 billion that President Donald Trump is demanding for a wall, his signature campaign promise. (Al Drago/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
GOP in disarray as budget impasse threatens shutdown, deep cuts - and default
8 hours 49 min ago
June 3, 2019
At the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., Mikah Meyer completes a three-year-long quest to visit every National Park Service site in the United States. Washington Post photo by Michael S. Williamson.
How Congress nearly ruined a man's quest to visit all national park sites in one trip
June 3, 2019 - 11:48am
April 2, 2019
President Donald Trump says his administration may close the United States' border with Mexico.
White House looks to minimize economic impact of Trump's border shutdown threat
April 2, 2019 - 5:21pm
March 10, 2019
President Donald Trump.  Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford.
Trump to demand $8.6 billion in new wall funding, setting up fresh battle with Congress
March 10, 2019 - 3:07pm
February 14, 2019
As the Senate votes and passes the border security conference committee report, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi talks to journalists during her weekly media briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. The House will vote this evening. Washington Post photo by Melina Mara.
Budget deal pending; emergency still on table
February 14, 2019 - 8:36pm
February 12, 2019
President Donald Trump speaks to reporters during a cabinet meeting at the White House on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. Trump declared that he is “not happy” about the bipartisan border security compromise negotiated by congressional leaders but would not say whether he would sign it or veto it before another government shutdown hits at midnight Friday. (Sarah Silbiger/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
Trump suggests he'll accept deal on border security
February 12, 2019 - 7:59pm
February 11, 2019
President Donald Trump debates with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., left, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., right, as Vice President Mike Pence listens during a meeting in the Oval Office of White House on Dec. 11, 2018, in Washington, D.C. Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Lawmakers have deal to avert shutdown, they say
February 11, 2019 - 8:39pm
Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) speaks to reporters after a joint House and Senate conference committee meeting on immigration and border policy, in the Senate Subway on Capitol Hill in Washington, Feb. 6, 2019. At left is Sen. John Hoeven (R-N.D.), at right is Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.). (Sarah Silbiger/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
As shutdown looms, lawmakers meet in effort to revive stalled border talks
February 11, 2019 - 5:47pm
February 10, 2019
Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala. Washington Post photo by Jahi Chikwendiu
Shutdown looms as border talks break down over immigration enforcement
February 10, 2019 - 11:39am
January 31, 2019
President Donald Trump in the Oval Office in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 9, 2019. Bloomberg photo by Zach Gibson
Trump predicts failure by congressional committee charged with resolving border stalemate
January 31, 2019 - 6:30pm
January 28, 2019
The Congressional Budget office says the United States economy has been slowed by its government shutdown and President Donald Trump's trade war with China. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
Government shutdown projected to cost American economy $3 billion
January 28, 2019 - 8:46pm
January 27, 2019
Violence Against Women Act extended in bill that reopened government
January 27, 2019 - 1:51pm
President Trump on Dec. 14 tweeted that White House budget director Mick Mulvaney would become acting chief of staff.
Photo by Monica Akhtar — The Washington Post
Trump will secure border 'with or without Congress,' Mulvaney says
January 27, 2019 - 12:09pm
January 26, 2019
Tom Rukavina
Letter lingers as Minn. lawmaker’s final public sentiment
January 26, 2019 - 6:14pm
Commentary: Why does the president keep talking about women and duct tape on the border?
January 26, 2019 - 3:24pm