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Negotiations To End Government Shutdown Haven't Made Much Progress

Monday, December 24, 2018

The partial government shutdown is affecting around 800,000 federal workers and may last into January. The shutdown hinges on a debate between Democrats and Republicans over border wall funding.


The Latest On The Looming Government Shutdown

Friday, December 21, 2018

President Trump says he's prepared to shut down the government if he doesn't get funding for his border wall, and it appears to be headed that way.


Criminal Justice Reform Bill Earns Senate Approval, Moves Closer To Becoming Law

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

A bipartisan bill aimed at overhauling federal prisons and reducing recidivism cleared a major hurdle Tuesday night.


Bipartisan Criminal Justice Bill Closer To Becoming Law After Senate Approval

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

The Senate voted in favor of legislation that would reduce sentences for some drug crimes and offer training programs for prisoners.


How Trump Went From 'Tough On Crime' To 'Second Chance' For Felons

Monday, December 17, 2018

President Trump's support for legislation that would reduce sentences for drug offenses stands in stark contrast to some of his calls to crack down on criminals.


News Brief: Britain No Confidence Vote, Government Shutdown Threat, Cohen Sentencing

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a vote of no confidence. President Trump threatens a shutdown if he doesn't get the budget for a border wall. And Michael Flynn's lawyers ask for leniency.


Senate To Vote On Criminal Justice Bill After Push From Boosters, White House

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said members will now consider a criminal justice bill in the lame-duck session after the suggestion it wouldn't get a vote in the face of GOP opposition.


FACT CHECK: Trump's Claims About 'Record Clean' U.S. Air

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

The president says the U.S. environment is better than it has been in years. But data from various sources paint a more complicated picture.


Trump Threatens To Shut Down U.S. Border With Mexico

Monday, November 26, 2018

President Trump also defended U.S. border agents' use of tear gas on migrants who were trying to cross into the U.S. from Tijuana, Mexico.


Trump Backs Package Of Changes To Criminal Justice System As Lame-Duck Session Begins

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The president's support is a big win for activists who have been pushing for criminal justice measures that roll back the stiff penalties imposed as a part of America's decades-long "war on drugs."


President Trump In Paris For Armistice Day Visit

Saturday, November 10, 2018

President Trump met with French President Emmanuel Macron today in France to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.


Trump Now Has To Work With A Democratically Controlled House

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Democrats have promised to provide a check and balance to President Trump. At the same time, Republicans will still have the Senate and all the power of the White House.


Control Of Congress Has Been Decided But Some Races Are Too Close To Call

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

The midterm elections have delivered a divided Congress — with the Republicans building on their majority in the Senate, and the Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives.


Trump To Watch Election Results Come In At The White House

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

President Trump is watching election results in the White House. Aides say he feels good about his effort to support GOP candidates.


In Final Stretch, Groups Work To Get Young People, Minorities To The Polls

Friday, November 02, 2018

There are some signs in early voting that efforts to increase voting among young people and in minority communities may be having an impact.


Trump Stays On Campaign Trail, Attacking Media And Democrats After Synagogue Shooting

Monday, October 29, 2018

President Trump condemned the deadly synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh, but then immediately returned to the campaign trail, and to attacking Democrats and the media.


Signing Opioid Law, Trump Pledges To End 'Scourge' Of Drug Addiction

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

President Trump signed a bipartisan legislative package that will take steps to combat and prevent drug use and overdoses in America.


News Brief: Israel After Khashoggi's Killing, Trump Signs Opioid Bill

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

President Trump will sign a bill to address the opioid epidemic today. Also, we look at relationship between Israel and Saudi Arabia after Jamal Khashoggi's killing.


Khashoggi Disappearance Tests Ties Between Jared Kushner And Saudi Crown Prince

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law and close adviser, fostered a close relationship with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as part of a bid to help broker a Middle East peace deal.


Jared Kushner Faces Scrutiny For His Ties To The Saudi Crown Prince

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Jared Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law, has played a key role with the Saudis and in the Middle East, despite his inexperience. Now, he's at the center of the scrutiny again.