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On King Holiday, Democrats Convey Hope, Remorse and Invective Against Trump

By ASTEAD W. HERNDON and JONATHAN MARTIN

Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. expressed regret for past support of crime legislation, while Bernie Sanders called President Trump a racist.

Bombing in Syria Targets U.S.-Led Military Patrol

By VIVIAN YEE and RUKMINI CALLIMACHI

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for an explosion that injured members of a Kurdish-led force, days after an attack that killed four Americans.

Kamala Harris Declares Candidacy, Evoking King and Joining Diverse Field

By ASTEAD W. HERNDON

The senator from California, a former prosecutor and one of the most prominent black women in politics, is the fourth woman to announce she is running in 2020.

EU says β€˜doubts remain’ over DR Congo election result

By Georgi Gotev

The EU said Sunday (20 January)  that "doubts remain" over the result of the DR Congo's disputed election, after the country's highest court declared Felix Tshisekedi president, outraging opponents.

Faced With Tough Words From China, Taiwan Rallies Around Its Leader

By CHRIS HORTON

Support for Taiwan’s president, Tsai Ing-wen, has risen after she criticized an unpopular proposal by China’s leader to unify the two sides.

news analysis: In Business and Governing, Trump Seeks Victory in Chaos

By RUSS BUETTNER and MAGGIE HABERMAN

For people who have done business with the president, the protracted fight over the government shutdown reflects a time-tested playbook.

McConnell and Pelosi Have a Fraught Relationship. The Shutdown Hasn’t Helped.

By CARL HULSE and EMILY COCHRANE

The shutdown has not only widened the divide between the Senate majority leader and the House speaker, but also imperiled prospects for passing major legislation when the impasse ends.

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Republicans Push Trump Immigration Plan, Seeking to Corner Democrats on Shutdown

By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG

Republican leaders hope to pressure Democrats — who insist they won’t negotiate with President Trump on border security until the shutdown ends — not to block Mr. Trump’s proposal.

In Iowa, Gillibrand Uses Small-Town Roots to Sell Electability

By SHANE GOLDMACHER

At a political moment when Democrats are desperate to pick a winner, Ms. Gillibrand seemed determined not to be pigeonholed as just another blue-state Democrat.

News Analysis: In Trump’s Immigration Announcement, a Compromise Snubbed All Around

By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS

Seeking to appeal to a broader swath of the public and end the government shutdown, President Trump alienated portions of his hard-right base and made no headway with Democratic congressional leaders.

Congo Court Affirms Results of Contested Presidential Election

By STEVE WEMBI and MEGAN SPECIA

The court backed an electoral commission’s result showing that the opposition candidate Félix Tshisekedi was the winner, rejecting a challenge from the runner-up.

Trump Offers Temporary Protections for β€˜Dreamers’ in Exchange for Wall Funding

By ANNIE KARNI and SHERYL GAY STOLBERG

President Trump cast the proposal, which included $5.7 billion for a border barrier, as a compromise as he sought to shift pressure to Democrats to end the government shutdown.

Trump Expected to Offer Deportation Protections in Exchange for Wall Funding

By ANNIE KARNI and SHERYL GAY STOLBERG

Democratic lawmakers, however, were skeptical of the proposal and signaled that they would not negotiate until the government was reopened.

As Beto O’Rourke Weighs 2020 Run, Democrats Chafe at His Go-It-Alone Style

By MATT FLEGENHEIMER and ALEXANDER BURNS

Some Democrats still blame Mr. O’Rourke for his embrace of a Texas Republican, Will Hurd, and wonder whether he can be counted on as a liberal ally.

Doug Jones Risks His Alabama Senate Seat Over the Shutdown and the Wall

By LISA LERER

For Mr. Jones, the fight over the shutdown, in a state where President Trump is popular and many federal workers live, is a reminder that his party’s views are out of step back home.

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