US Senate Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Sequel to Trump's first year opens with crises, uneaseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | News Times

    President Donald Trump's first year was one marked by chaos and controversy, as he cast aside norms and traditions and changed how the presidency is viewed at home and abroad. For anyone thinking year two might be different, think again.

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  2. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | 680News

    On Jan. 21, 1968, the North Vietnamese Army launched a full-scale assault against the U.S. combat base in Khe Sanh, South Vietnam, in a siege lasting 11 weeks; although the Americans were able to hold back the communists, they ended up dismantling and abandoning the base. An American B-52 bomber carrying four hydrogen bombs crashed in Greenland, killing one crew member and scattering radioactive material.

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  3. How shutdown affects key parts of federal governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | 680News

    Thousands of federal employees began their weekends gripped with doubt, uncertain of when they'll be able to return to work and how long they'll have to go without being paid after a bitter political dispute in Washington triggered a government shutdown. Many government operations will continue - U.S. troops will stay at their posts and mail will get delivered.

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  4. Democrats, GOP hold out hope for ending government shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks to the chamber on the first morning of a government shutdown after a divided Senate rejected a funding measure last night, at the Capitol in Washington, Saturday, Jan.... . Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., arrives for a meeting of fellow Republicans on the first morning of a government shutdown after a divided Senate rejected a funding measure, at the Capitol in Washington, Saturday,... .

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  5. Bernie Sanders on new Trump immigration ad: 'It is really sad'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KVEW-TV Kennewick

    Sen. Bernie Sanders denounced a web ad recently put out by President Donald Trump's reelection campaign, which called Democrats "complicit in every murder committed by illegal immigrants." "It is really unbelievable and so sad for our country that we have a President of the United States that says such nonsense and such outrageous statements," the Vermont Independent, who caucuses with Democrats, said on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday morning.

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  6. Trump floats idea of rule change to end shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Ynetnews

    US President Donald Trump says if the government shutdown drags on, Republicans should consider changing the rules in the Senate to make it easier to pass legislation without votes from Democrats. But Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois says that would mean the end of the Senate as the Founding Fathers envisioned it.

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  7. White House targets filibuster, calls for 'nuclear option' as shutdown enters day 2Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WAAY

    The White House on Sunday called for Senate Republicans to change the chamber's rules to resolve the funding impasse as the government shutdown continued into its second day. President Donald Trump tweeted his call for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to invoke the so-called nuclear option and thereby remove leverage for Senate Democrats.

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  8. The government shutdown: What we know nowRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he would force another vote on a short-term funding bill - a "continuing resolution" - at 1 a.m. Monday, unless an agreement is reached before that. That could ramp up pressure on both sides to make a deal.

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  9. 17 Instagram accounts showcase how important feminism is in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Mashable

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  10. The government shutdown: What we know now Read Story John Bacon, Usa TodayRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | KIII

    The U.S. government shut down at midnight after Congress failed to resolve a partisan standoff over immigration and spending. In a late-night vote, Senate Democrats blocked a bill that would have kept the government running for four weeks.

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  11. To end government shutdown, Trump suggests Senate use 'nuclear option'Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | KBMT

    As the partial government shutdown stretches into its second day, President Trump brought up one of his favorite suggestions to break the logjam: End the Senate rule that requires 60 votes for legislation to pass. Trump is calling on Republicans to invoke the "nuclear option" to try to pass a "real, long term" spending bill rather than continue funding the government through a short-term measure.

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  12. Trump campaign ad calling Democrats 'complicit' in murder won't work: SenatorRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ABC News

    Senate Minority Whip Richard Durbin is joined by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Rep. Joe Crowley, Rep. Judy Chu and Rep. Adriano Espaillat for a news conference to call for passage of the Dream Act Oct. 25, 2017 in Washington, DC. An explosive new ad by the Trump campaign implying that Democrats would be "complicit" in any murder committed by undocumented immigrants "doesn't work," a leading Democratic senator said.

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  13. Trump ad says Democratic foes will be 'complicit' in murders by illegal immigrantsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Washington Times

    The Trump campaign released a tough ad Saturday saying that Democrats who oppose the president's border security policies will be "complicit for every murder committed by illegal immigrants." "Build the wall.

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  14. Rand Paul: Shutdown blame game is 'ridiculous' on both sidesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Hill

    Randal Howard Paul NSA spying program overcomes key Senate hurdle Fix what we've got and make Medicare right this year Despite amnesty, DACA bill favors American wage-earners MORE in a Sunday show interview slammed both Democratic and Republican lawmakers over the government shutdown blame game, saying it is "ridiculous." "I think the blame game is ridiculous on both sides.

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  15. Bernie Sanders: US would never recover from 'stain' of deporting 'dreamers'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Hill

    Bernard Sanders Mellman: On Political Authenticity Former Sanders campaign manager: Don't expect email list to be shared with DNC Adult film star: Trump and Stormy Daniels invited me to 'hang out' MORE said Sunday that the United States would never recover from the "stain" of deporting young immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children who are often called "dreamers." "If we allow Trump to get away with what he did and that is repeal the executive order on DACA, and if these 800,000 people, young people, are subjected to deportation, this will be one of the ugliest stains in the history of the United States," Sanders told CNN's "State of the Union."

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  16. Partial US Government Shutdown Continues for Second DayRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Voice of America

    The U.S. government stayed partially shut down Sunday for a second day, with no immediate end in sight to the stalemate between Republican and Democratic lawmakers over federal spending and immigration issues. U.S. President Donald Trump pressured Congress to resolve the standoff, suggesting on Twitter that if it continues, Senate Republicans should abandon the long-standing supermajority rule required for major legislation in the chamber.

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  17. Shutdown could hurt Democrats seeking re-election in Trump statesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Sen. Robert Casey Jr., a Pennsylvania Democrat facing re-election this year in a state that narrowly voted to put Donald Trump in the White House, was the sort of senator Republicans hoped would vote against their bill to fund the government late Friday. Casey obliged - and his likely 2018 opponent, recruited by Trump, wasted no time accusing him of voting to "put illegal immigrants over health insurance for our kids."

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  18. Why Trump's 'enemy of the people' bluster can't be compared to Stalin's savage ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Communist party supporters carry portraits of Soviet founder Vladimir Lenin, left, and Soviet dictator Josef Stalin during a demonstration marking the 100th anniversary of the 1917 Bolshevik revolution in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. Joseph Stalin was a newspaper man, though not quite in the mold of Horace Greeley or Hildy Johnson or Ben Bradlee.

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  19. Ex-N.J. attorney general: Why N.J. is so hard to govern. (Hint: It's in our DNA) | OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NJ.com

    Sometime in the next few months, Gov. Phil Murphy and his senior staff will be sitting around a conference table in the makeshift governor's office up the street from the Statehouse -- a gift from his predecessor -- and someone will say out loud the question on all of their minds: "Why is this state so hard to govern?" It's a question that governors of both parties and their staffs have asked in frustration and answered -- mostly inadequately -- for decades. Here is an assessment of the usual answers and why they point to a larger underlying failure: The predecessor: A perennial favorite scapegoat, the previous governor and his or her record is fair game.

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  20. Trump the dealmaker comes up short ahead of shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WEHT

    He wrote a book on the art of negotiation and was elected to office claiming he alone could end Washington gridlock, but President Donald Trump's latest attempt to broker a big, bipartisan deal has turned into a big mess. The failure to find consensus on immigration and spending is a blow to Trump's presidency on the anniversary of his inauguration - and perhaps more painfully, a blow to his brand as a wheeler-dealer.

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