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Democrats and independents emerging from a closed-door meeting said they would vote to end a filibuster, clearing the way for passage of the legislation that would keep the government open through Feb. 8.
House members were told to await a possible vote this afternoon, raising the possibility that the shutdown would end after just three days.
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Both parties have legitimate reasons to doubt that the other side’s words match up with its intentions, even after a deal paved the way to reopen the government.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) heads to the chamber for a procedural vote aimed at reopening the government. (AP)
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They didn’t have much leverage in negotiations, but don’t expect their base to accept that explanation.
The adviser to President Trump holds an influential yet delicate role — a true believer in restrictionist immigration policies who is trying to broker a deal on behalf of a president with more flexible positions. But his approach has its critics as a standoff over border issues has helped fuel the government shutdown.
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The court threw out Republican-drawn congressional districts, forcing lawmakers to redraw less partisan ones in time for the November election.
The world’s rich fear that this current gilded age could be cut short by populism fed by middle-class anger.
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The author of this one is Fox News Channel media critic Howard Kurtz.
The detention of Lucasz Niec appears to stem from two misdemeanor convictions 26 years ago.
A 15-year-old girl was flown to a hospital in Dallas, authorities said, but her condition was not made public.
The newly commissioned USS Little Rock got trapped by ice near Montreal on its maiden voyage to Florida.
There's widespread perception among airlines and disability rights advocates that some fliers are taking advantage of federal law to bring untrained pets into crowded cabins.
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