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Published: Sat, 10 Dec 2016 01:46:06 GMT

Copyright: 2016 POLITICO

Democrats cave and shutdown threat evaporates

Sat, 10 Dec 2016 01:45:14 GMT

Democrats now say they never planned to force a shutdown and only wanted to highlight insurance problems for retired coal miners.

Sessions confirmation hearing dates announced

Sat, 10 Dec 2016 01:29:10 GMT

GOP warms to immigrants they tried to close government over

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:40:43 GMT

Conservatives in Congress adopt a softer tone toward ‘Dreamers,’ immigrants brought here illegally as children.

Democrats push government toward shutdown

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:41:59 GMT

Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin and Sherrod Brown are demanding more aid for miners in a must-pass spending bill.

John Glenn, astronaut and U.S. senator, dies at 95

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 20:31:11 GMT

His long career in public service was spotlighted by two trips to space.