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House approves short-term spending bill to reopen government, syncs up with Senate

WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives Friday evening approved a short-term spending bill to reopen the government and end the 35-day-long partial shutdown. The measure passed by unanimous consent. The Senate approved the legislation earlier in the evening. The continuing resolution (CR) funds […]

House approves short-term spending bill to reopen government, syncs up with Senate

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WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives Friday evening approved a short-term spending bill to reopen the government and end the 35-day-long partial shutdown. The measure passed by unanimous consent. The Senate approved the legislation earlier in the evening. The continuing resolution (CR) funds […]

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Senate rejects competing spending bills to reopen government

WASHINGTON – The Senate Thursday afternoon rejected competing spending bills that if advanced would have paved the way toward ending the now-34-day-long partial government shutdown. Sixty votes were needed for each

McCarthy rebukes Ocasio-Cortez for comparing threat of climate change to WWII

WASHINGTON — House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy rebuked freshman Democrat Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.) for comparing the threat posed by climate change to World War II. “No. Not at all,” McCarthy (R-Calif.) told TMN

Sen. Kamala Harris announces 2020 presidential bid

WASHINGTON – Sen. Kamala Harris is running for president, the California Democrat announced in a campaign video posted to Twitter on Monday. https://twitter.com/KamalaHarris/status/1087327713277460481 “The future of our country depends on you and

Pelosi rejects Trump offer to reopen government

WASHINGTON –  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rejected President Donald Trump’s Saturday offer to provide $5.7 billion for a border wall in exchange for a three-year extension on protections for DACA and TPS recipients. Trump’s offer, if

Commentary: ‘Border Wall’ need is built on Trump’s fear-mongering lies

DOUGLAS, Ariz. (March 14, 2009) Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalions (NMCB) 133 and NMCB-14 construct a 1,500 foot-long concrete-lined drainage ditch and a 10 foot-high wall to

Attorney general nominee Barr affirms his support for Mueller probe

WASHINGTON – Attorney general nominee William P. Barr told a Senate panel Tuesday that Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III should be allowed to continue his investigation into potential collusion between

Lott: Democrats should trade DACA for a border wall to end shutdown

WASHINGTON – Former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott said Democrats might be able to end the longest government shutdown in U.S. history if they agree to fund President Donald Trump’s

Pelosi & Schumer charge Trump using ‘fear’ tactics on border security

WASHINGTON – The top two Democrats in Congress blasted President Donald Trump’s contention in his Tuesday evening prime time address that a $5.7 billion wall is necessary to secure the

Shutdown likely to continue for the near future, former congressmen say

WASHINGTON – The government has been partially shut down for 18 days and that is unlikely to change in the near future, two former congressmen predicted in interviews with TMN

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