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  1. The Latest: Trump pleased Dems have 'come to their senses'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Democrats have been seeking ... . Marc Short, White House director for legislative affairs, answers to reporters as he walks to the office of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., as the second day of the federal shutdown drags on at Capitol, Sunda... .

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  2. Pennsylvania court throws out congressional boundariesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Memeorandum

    Senate votes to end shutdown - In a dramatic turnaround, Senate Democrats voted to re-open the government on Monday after receiving a commitment from Republicans to hold a vote on immigration legislation - paving the way to end the three-day shutdown. - The Senate voted 81-18 to move forward Democrats Poised To Accept Deal To End Shutdown - Senate Democrats are on the brink of accepting a deal to end the government shutdown in exchange for the promise of a vote on the DREAM Act in the coming weeks, three sources tell TPM.

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  3. Live Blog: Latest on the government shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | 10News

    As the government shutdown entered its third day, the Senate Monday morning approved a temporary spending bill to keep the government open through Feb. 8. The bill heads to the House for approval. Latest updates: Which senators voted against the bill? 18 senators voted against the motion to advance a spending bill to end the government shutdown.

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  4. End to government shutdown near as Dems halt filibusterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Congress sped toward reopening the government Monday, as Senate Democrats dropped their objections to a temporary funding bill in return for assurances from Republicans leaders that they will soon take up immigration and other contentious issues. Senate Republican leader McConnell's commitment to quickly tackle the issue of immigrant "Dreamers" was contingent on Democrats providing enough votes now for a stopgap spending measure lasting a little less than three weeks.

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  5. Get Rid of U.S. Government Shutdowns ForeverRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Memeorandum

    Democrats Agree To Reopen Government Without Protections For Dreamers - The House has to vote next. - WASHINGTON The Senate reached a deal Monday to fund the government and potentially provide a path forward for a larger immigration agreement.

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  6. Here's how your tax bracket will change in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News Times

    President Donald Trump holds up a copy of legislation he signed before signing the tax reform bill into law in the Oval Office on Friday. Trump praised Republican leaders in Congress for all their work on the biggest tax overhaul in decades.

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  7. People keep blaming one person in the White House for killing...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News Times

    White House senior adviser Stephen Miller is taking heat from political observers who have accused him of being a leading force in preventing a compromise on immigration to end the government shutdown. Some have even referred to the 32-year-old former Senate aide and immigration hardliner as "President Stephen Miller" for his outsized influence in the immigration debate.

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  8. 'Deeming rule' set to harm small businesses and discourage positive health outcomesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The News-Review

    Cigarettes each year kill more than 480,000 Americans and cost our nation over $300 billion in medical care and lost productivity, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Of the 522,400 adults who smoke in Oregon, 5,500 will die within the year and many will continue to battle a disease caused by smoking.

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  9. US government to reopen after Republicans pledge to act on - Dreamers'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Wandsworth Guardian

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, centre, has assured Democrats that a bipartisan deal on immigration will be struck soon The US Congress is speeding towards reopening the government as Senate Democrats dropped their objections to a temporary funding bill. Democrats' objections were dropped in return for assurances from Republican leaders that they will soon address immigration and other contentious issues.

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  10. Republican Senators Look to Get Out Front on ImmigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Roll Call

    Dreamers protest outside of the Capitol calling for passage of the Dream Act as Congress works to find a way to end the government shutdown on Sunday evening, Jan. 21, 2018. A coalition of Senate Republicans huddled at the White House on Monday to try to persuade the administration to publicly back a new bill to address the pending expiration of a program that covers immigrants who come to the country as children, according to lawmakers and aides.

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  11. Schumer's 'cave'? Shutdown deal puts spotlight on Dem leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Republicans tried to make Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer the face of the government shutdown. Now, he's becoming the face of the Democratic retreat.

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  12. The Latest: Trump pleased Dems have 'come to their senses'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Times

    Celebrating their bipartisan effort, senators gather outside the chamber following a procedural vote aimed at reopening the government, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. From left are, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Sen. Doug Jones, D-Ala., and Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del.

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  13. Indiana church, singer targeted with racial slurs, threats after anti-Trump eventRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | USA Today

    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said she did 'not know' Norway is predominantly white, during a Senate hearing on Tuesday. Nielsen was asked about President Trump's reported comment that he wants more immigrants from Norway.

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  14. End to government shutdown in sight as Dems halt filibusterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Times

    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., arrives at the Capitol at the start of the third day of the government shutdown, in Washington, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Schumer, arguably the most powerful Democrat in Washington, is trying to keep his party together to force a spending bill that would include protections for young immigrants.

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  15. Holds on energy and environment nominees pile up - againRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Republic

    A series of energy- and environment-related nominees are stuck in limbo as procedural roadblocks, or "holds," pile up over concerns by Republican and Democratic lawmakers about policy implementations by the Trump administration. The holdups - five announced last week - have almost become a rite of passage for Trump nominees looking to take positions within the Energy Department, Interior Department and the EPA.

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  16. Trump versus California: One year into his presidency, tensions riseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Republic

    After sodden hillsides thundered into Montecito, Calif., obliterating scores of homes and killing nearly two dozen people, seven days went by before President Donald Trump first acknowledged the disaster. Even then, word came not from Trump, but from his press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who noted in a two-sentence statement that the president "has been briefed and will continue to monitor the mudslides."

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  17. Thomasson: Sessions has a long way to go to win over African-AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions gave a Martin Luther King Jr. Day address that touched on the aspects of his own Old South life when he witnessed so much "unvarnished discrimination" against people of color that he realized there was no such thing as separate but equal. It was an address praising King and urging for the continued defense of the civil rights path he helped lead the country down in the '50s and '60s that should have been received as an indication of not only Sessions' but also the Trump Administration's dedication to King's principles.

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  18. Sanchez: Trump's worst legacy may be the plug-uglies he helps into officeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    No, I'm not even remotely considering pulling back from any previous commentary about the political chaos that is the Donald Trump presidency. Rather, there is an argument to be made that all the attention lavished on every crazy Trump boast , childish epithet and sham drama steals precious attention from elsewhere.

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  19. California Turns Law Enforcement Upside DownRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Real Clear Politics

    In the 1997 police drama "Cop Land," Harvey Keitel's character says, "And these men, to make a living, they cross that bridge everyday to a place where everything is upside down. Where the cop is the perp, and the perp is the victim."

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  20. 'None of it matters' a " top operatives shrug off shutdown fallout in 2018 voteRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Miami Herald

    On Monday, The Senate advanced a bill reopening federal agencies through Feb. 8 after Democrats relented and lifted their blockade against the legislation. The shutdown began Saturday after Democrats derailed a Republican measure that would have kept government open until Feb. 16. Democrats wanted to pressure the GOP to cut a deal protecting young immigrants from deportation and boosting federal spending.

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