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Today β€” January 22nd 2019Your RSS feeds

Government Shutdown: Updates on Where Things Stand

By MATTHEW HAAG and NIRAJ CHOKSHI

It has now been a month since the government was open, and the partial shutdown has had wide-ranging effects across the United States.

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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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Shutdown Prompts Centrist Freshman Democrats to Flex Their Muscles

By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG

While flashy liberal freshmen soak up the attention, more moderate Democrats who won G.O.P. districts in November are searching for compromise to end the shutdown.

House Democrats Add $1 Billion in Border-Related Spending to Measures to Reopen Government

By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS

The decision by Democrats, and the president’s suggestion that he would have an announcement on Saturday, were the first indications of possible movement over the shutdown.

Pelosi Delays Trip and Aides Accuse Trump Administration of Leaking Travel Plans

By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS

The House speaker and other lawmakers had planned to fly commercially to Afghanistan after the president revoked the use of a military plane, but the trip was delayed over security concerns.

Washington Memo: Washington as Unruly Sandbox: Squabbles, Antics and Tantrums

By MARK LANDLER

As the shutdown drags on, Trump-like behavior proliferates. The president “does generally force people to play down to his level,’’ says a biographer.

Pelosi Presses Case to Delay State of the Union Address

By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS

As the House speaker continued to push her case for a delay, she also hinted that Democrats would promote their own proposals for border security in the coming days.

Trump Hits Back at Pelosi, Upending Her Trip to See Troops

By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS, ANNIE KARNI and NICHOLAS FANDOS

The House speaker had threatened to cancel President Trump’s State of the Union address, citing security concerns because of the government shutdown.

Pelosi Asks Trump to Reschedule State of the Union Amid Shutdown

By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS and NICHOLAS FANDOS

Speaker Nancy Pelosi cited security concerns from the government shutdown in her request to reschedule the speech or to have the president deliver it in writing.

Trump Rejects 3-Week Pause in Government Shutdown

By ANNIE KARNI and MAGGIE HABERMAN

President Trump said he did not want to extend the impasse over funding for a border wall, but it was not clear what he saw as an alternative.

Op-Ed Columnist: Nancy Pelosi Spanks the First Brat

By MAUREEN DOWD

Flags of their fathers: In the battle for Washington, the president and House speaker are armed with very different values from their upbringings.

The Shutdown Is Now the Longest Ever. How Did Trump Get Here?

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

Someone needs to gently explain to the president that, going forward, he might want to adjust his negotiating strategy.

β€˜No Wall, No Deal,’ Pence Says as Shutdown Drags On

By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS

Even as he invited Democrats to negotiate, the vice president essentially blocked potential offramps for the shutdown, which is approaching the longest in American history.

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