Kelsey Snell

Kelsey Snell appears in the following:

Without Funding For Border Security, Trump Refuses To Pass Short Term Spending Bill

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Congress was on the verge of passing a short term bill to avoid a partial shutdown but President Trump said he wouldn't sign anything without border security money.

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Trump Says He Won't Sign Short Term Bill Without Added Border Control Provisions

Thursday, December 20, 2018

The threat of a partial government shutdown increased as President Trump told top House GOP leaders he wouldn't sign a short term bill unless more border security provisions were added.

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House Passes Bill With Money For Trump Wall, Increasing Likelihood Of A Shutdown

Thursday, December 20, 2018

The House bill includes $5.7 billion for border wall funding but is not likely to survive in the Senate. The president has said he won't sign any spending measure without funding for border security.

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Paul Ryan Delivers His Farewell Address To The House Of Representatives

Thursday, December 20, 2018

House Speaker Paul Ryan says goodbye after three years in the top post. He rose to national attention proposing entitlement and tax overhauls, but leaves with a mixed legacy.

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McConnell Announces Plan To Avert Partial Government Shutdown

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Congress appears to be on the verge of avoiding a partial government shutdown. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's plan would delay a fight over border wall funding until February.

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New Spending Proposal Suggests Compromise May Be Reached, Government Shutdown Avoided

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

New talks on Capitol Hill about a government spending proposal signal the White House is backing down from its demand for $5 billion for a border wall as they try to fashion a deal before Friday's deadline

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Trump Threatens Partial Shutdown Over Border Wall Funding

Sunday, December 16, 2018

President Trump wants $5 billion to build a border wall, but Democrats won't agree to more than $1.3 billion in border security. If they don't reach a deal by Friday there will be a partial shutdown.

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Pelosi Cuts Deal With Democrats Who Once Opposed Her Bid For Speaker Of The House

Thursday, December 13, 2018

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi cut a deal with a group of Democrats who opposed her to support her bid for speaker a day after she showed her negotiating prowess at the White House over spending.

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Congress To Make Members Pay Out Of Pocket For Sexual Harassment Settlements

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Lawmakers are expected to vote this week to overhaul how Congress handles accusations of sexual misconduct. The deal follows a nearly yearlong standoff over member liability and other issues.

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Trump Spars With Pelosi And Schumer Over Border Wall Funding

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

President Trump and Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer quarreled openly at the White House over border wall funding. Trump said he'd take ownership over any government shutdown.

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Time Is Running Short For Congress' Sexual Harassment Bill

Monday, December 10, 2018

Leaders have vowed to pass a bill changing how Congress handles claims, but the House and Senate versions have big differences. Taxpayers are still paying for settlements involving lawmakers.

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Congress Punts Shutdown Fight Deep Into December

Thursday, December 06, 2018

Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill are still fighting over President Trump's demand to include $5 billion for a border wall in the annual spending bill and have until Dec. 21 to get a deal.

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Congress Poised To Punt On Government Spending Fight Over Border Wall

Monday, December 03, 2018

After the death of former President George H.W. Bush top Hill leaders decided to prepare a two-week funding bill to postpone a fight over President Trump's demand for $5 billion for a border wall.

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GOP Sen. Tim Scott To Oppose Trump Judicial Nominee

Thursday, November 29, 2018

South Carolina GOP Sen. Tim Scott said he would oppose Thomas Farr, President Trump's nominee to the federal bench, due to reports he helped suppress the vote in political campaigns.

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Trump Judicial Nominee Set To Fail Amid Voter Suppression Charges

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Sen. Tim Scott, the lone black Republican in the Senate, said he would not support Thomas Farr. The nominee came under scrutiny over possible voter suppression efforts in North Carolina.

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Democrats Nominate Nancy Pelosi As Next House Speaker

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi won an internal caucus vote to serve as speaker of the House, but she isn't totally in the clear for the floor vote in January.

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Pelosi Likely To Be Next Speaker After Rep. Fudge Drops Challenge

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Sixteen Democrats who are critical of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi argue it is time for new leadership, and say they will vote against her for speaker. Pelosi, however, remains confident.

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News Brief: Death Toll In California, Democrats In The House And Florida Recount

Friday, November 16, 2018

Wildfire continues in California, raising the death toll to 63. Democrats are facing important decisions now that their party is in control of the House. And the vote counting continues in Florida.

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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."

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After Midterm Losses, House Republicans Elect McCarthy As Top Leader

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

With Democrats winning control of the House in the midterm elections, GOP representatives and party freshmen elected leaders to run a smaller, more conservative conference in the next Congress.

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