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The furloughed federal employees being recalled fulfill key government tasks, including disbursing tax refunds, overseeing flight safety and inspecting the nation’s food and drug supply.
For many, the careful career calculation has been undercut by a partial government closure that is now the longest in history, with 800,000 employees not getting paychecks.
The majority leader has effectively ceded the talks to President Trump and the Democrats, even though some GOP senators are nervous about the implications at the polls.
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump with Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife, Peng Liyuan, at Mar-a-Lago in 2017. (Getty Images)
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump with Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife, Peng Liyuan, at Mar-a-Lago in 2017. (Getty Images)
Once just another rich guy in a place full of really rich guys, the 45th president has invaded the residents’ roads, their airspace, their head space. In this ultimate escape town, President Trump and everything he brings with him — security, media, protesters and controversy — are inescapable.
William P. Barr told senators he would allow special counsel Robert S. Mueller III to finish his work. But President Trump’s attorney general pick said any report would probably be treated like internal Justice Department prosecution memos that are kept secret.
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The failure of the deal painstakingly negotiated between May and her European counterparts raised serious questions about how — and if — Britain will leave the E.U. as promised on March 29. May faces a no-confidence vote on Wednesday.
The New York Democrat has been outspoken about fighting sexual assault in the military and at college, repealing the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy and making it easier for Capitol Hill staffers to report experiences of being sexually harassed or assaulted.
Federal judges have repeatedly halted the president in his efforts to change the immigration system through executive power.
This past weekend’s storm, which dumped 10 inches of snow in both St. Louis and Washington, may have been one of the first indicators of a shift to harsher winter conditions that could peak in February.
Anabelle Lima-Taub, a commissioner in Hallandale Beach, posted the Islamophobic message about Tlaib, one of the first two Muslim women elected to Congress, last week.
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The painting has lent an air of gravitas to many events, including a pile of Big Macs, Quarter Pounders and Filet-O-Fish sandwiches one chilly Washington evening.
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Arab Christians say the "McJesus" sculpture in the Haifa Museum of Art is offensive. The sculpture was meant to be a critique of society’s capitalistic culture, museum officials said.
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