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Monday, Jan 21, 2019 at 02:56 PM EST

Trump, Pence Make Unannounced Visit to MLK Memorial

Trump, Pence Make Unannounced Visit to MLK Memorial

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence made a brief surprise visit Monday to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C. Both wearing overcoats amid below-zero wind chills, Trump and...

Monday, Jan 21, 2019 at 09:48 AM EST

Trump Shutdown Proposal Said to Be a 'Non-Starter'

Trump Shutdown Proposal Said to Be a 'Non-Starter'

Democratic leaders and even some Republicans say they can't support President Donald Trump's offer to extend limited protections to undocumented immigrants in exchange for border wall funding and an end to...

Monday, Jan 21, 2019 at 02:57 PM EST

For the Poor, the Safety Net in a Shutdown Doesn't Feel Safe

For the Poor, the Safety Net in a Shutdown Doesn't Feel Safe

Doris Cochran, a disabled mother of two young boys, is stockpiling canned foods these days, filling her shelves with noodle soup, green beans, peaches and pears—anything that can last for months, or even years....

Monday, Jan 21, 2019 at 03:05 PM EST

MLK Holiday Offers Stage for Democratic Hopefuls

MLK Holiday Offers Stage for Democratic Hopefuls

As Americans commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.'s contributions to the nation, Democratic presidential hopefuls are fanning out across the country to honor the civil rights leader. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif.,...

Monday, Jan 21, 2019 at 04:03 PM EST

Sen. Kamala Harris Announces Presidential Run on MLK Day

Sen. Kamala Harris Announces Presidential Run on MLK Day

Kamala Harris, a first-term senator and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning of President Donald Trump's nominees, entered the Democratic presidential race on Monday. Vowing...

Monday, Jan 21, 2019 at 01:55 PM EST

Shutdown Goes on as Trump Offer Doesn't Budge Democrats

Shutdown Goes on as Trump Offer Doesn't Budge Democrats

Thirty-one days into the partial government shutdown, Democrats and Republicans appeared no closer to ending the impasse than when it began, with President Donald Trump lashing out at his opponents after they...

Sunday, Jan 20, 2019 at 08:15 PM EST

Elizabeth Warren Rallying With Airport Workers on MLK Day

Elizabeth Warren Rallying With Airport Workers on MLK Day

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren plans to rally with Boston airport workers to highlight the federal government shutdown and other concerns. The Democrat, who is weighing a run for president, will join labor union...

Sunday, Jan 20, 2019 at 03:54 AM EST

Florida's New Trump-Backed Governor Seeks to Broaden Appeal

Florida's New Trump-Backed Governor Seeks to Broaden Appeal

Florida voters who expected new Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis to be politically divisive because of his strong ties to President Donald Trump may be surprised by the quick actions he's taken in his first two...

Sunday, Jan 20, 2019 at 06:26 PM EST

Democrats Don't Buy Trump's Shutdown-Ending Compromise

Democrats Don't Buy Trump's Shutdown-Ending Compromise

In a bid to break the shutdown stalemate, President Donald Trump offered to extend temporary protections for young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children and those fleeing disaster zones in exchange...

Saturday, Jan 19, 2019 at 07:30 PM EST

Fact Check: Trump's Twists on Russia, Shutdown, Vets

Fact Check: Trump's Twists on Russia, Shutdown, Vets

It was a week of half-truths, changed stories and outright fabrications in President Donald Trump's Washington. Trump assailed Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., for playing on the beach in Puerto...

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