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Shutdown Day 2: Congress Seems Far Apart on a Resolution
Lawmakers remained mired in partisan disputes as Senator Mitch McConnell said he would move ahead with a vote on a temporary spending bill by 1 a.m. Monday.
01/21/2018 08:03 PM
After Vowing to Fix Washington, Trump Is Mired in a Familiar Crisis
Immigration policy, the issue that propelled President Trump’s political rise, snarled negotiations to avert a government shutdown.
01/21/2018 03:49 PM
Bitter Bickering Muddies the Path to Ending the Government Shutdown
With the government shut down and the two parties faulting each other, senators from both parties were looking for an agreement to end the crisis.
01/21/2018 03:07 AM
Open, Closed or Something in Between: What a Shutdown Looks Like
The vast machinery of the federal government began grinding to a halt, but much of the bureaucracy will stay in motion for a while.
01/20/2018 08:40 PM
Pence and Jordan’s King ‘Agree to Disagree’ on Jerusalem
Vice President Mike Pence met King Abdullah II amid rising tension between their two countries over President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
01/21/2018 07:20 PM
The Interpreter: Trump’s Hard-Line Israel Position Exports U.S. Culture War Abroad
Picking sides in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has long been taboo in American policy. Domestic politics best explain the president’s break with this practice.
01/21/2018 07:01 PM
Now on Stage, Stormy Daniels: A Strip Club and a Presidency Meet After Dark
The music came on. The clothes came off. And an airport strip club claimed its piece of the American presidency.
01/21/2018 03:20 PM
Hawaii Governor Learned Missile Alert Was False Within Two Minutes
The leader of the Hawaii National Guard disclosed the timetable at a hearing on Friday. Lawmakers want to know why the public was not told quicker.
01/21/2018 01:52 AM
Trump Appointee Resigns and Apologizes for Racist Comments
Carl Higbie stepped down from the Corporation for National and Community Service after CNN revealed his disparaging remarks about black people, Muslims and others.
01/20/2018 10:09 PM
Who’s to Blame for the Shutdown?
The House and Senate reconvened for a rare Saturday session, hoping to find a way to restart the flow of funds after much of the federal government shut down, while Republican and Democratic leaders blamed each other for the stalemate.
01/20/2018 09:06 PM
Patrick Meehan’s Response to The Times’s Article on His Settlement for Misconduct
Representative Patrick Meehan, Republican of Pennsylvania, released this statement in response to an article about a settlement using public funds for misconduct.
01/20/2018 09:27 PM
The Longer It Lasts, the More a Shutdown Could Hurt the Economy
The early days of the federal government shutdown won’t slow the American economy much, but that could change if the impasse drags out.
01/20/2018 08:59 PM