Most federal agencies will close on Friday at midnight if Democrats won’t support such a plan, which they seem unlikely to do at this point.

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Schumer, Feinstein voted for a border fence in 2006

In 2006, the Senate passed a bill allowing construction of a fence on the U.S. southern border. Sens. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) voted for the bill.

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Trump began his Monday the same way he has begun each day of the three-day holiday weekend: with tweets sent before leaving his private Mar-a-Lago estate and then a short motorcade to the golf club.

The Health 202: The future of precision medicine at NIH

The Health 202's Paige W. Cunningham sat down with National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins to discuss the institution's path forward to building a national research cohort of 1 million Americans.

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Jeff Flake isn’t just comparing Trump to Stalin. He’s comparing Republicans to Stalin’s enablers.

Jeff Flake continues to warn Republicans, in increasingly explicit terms, that standing by Trump is no better than Trump himself.

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Republicans often point to Rep. Mia Love as proof of their inclusivity. But she thinks Trump’s comments are racist.

For the Republican Party, winning black voters will be difficult considering Trump's recent comments.

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Facebook invites you to live in a bubble where you are always right

Changes to the News Feed give top billing to posts shared by the people in users' social networks.

With science funding precarious under President Trump, Director of the National Institutes of Health Francis Collins talks about the need "to live up to all these amazing scientific promises in front of us."

Director of the National Institutes of Health Francis Collins discusses the opioid crisis and NIH's partnerships with the private sector to look for solutions with the The Health 202's Paige W. Cunningham.

The House majority leader has a singular place in the president’s circle — including as a supplier of his favorite red and pink Starbursts.

President Trump delivered a weekly address on Jan. 15, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

The level of resentment has stayed the same, but now it's closely linked to other political attitudes as well.

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Phil Murphy’s term begins Tuesday. Republicans hope to use his liberal agenda to persuade voters not to vote Democratic in dozens of governor’s races playing out this year.

PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Trump said Sunday that he is “not a racist” and denied that he had used the term “shithole countries” to describe Haiti and some African nations. “No, I'm not a racist,” he told reporters. “I'm the least racist person you have ever interviewed.” Trump spoke before having dinner with House […]

Debate raged over what President Trump said in a Thursday Oval Office meeting — and whether he had said it at all.

The senator plans to deliver the speech before Trump awards “fake news” awards to news outlets.

President Trump spoke about Hawaii's false missile alert, his relationship with North Korea and his disputed in a Wall Street Journal article on Jan. 14 about his relationship with Kim Jong Un.

President Trump said "I am not a racist" when asked about his alleged comments about Haiti, El Salvador and African nations. He also blamed Democrats in the delay on passing immigration reform that includes protection for young illegal immigrants.

The payment to a former aide to Rep. Alcee L. Hastings was the largest known recent settlement to come from a fund for claims made against members of Congress.

Some lawmakers on Jan. 14, denied President Trump called Haiti, El Salvador and African nations "shithole countries," as debate over an immigration deal continues and Congress faces a government shutdown.

Trump ex-campaign chief told WABC he hasn't been contacted by Justice Dept. investigators, who have a parallel investigation.

"안녕하세요,” Obama once told a little-known White House staffer named Gary Lee, whose retelling of the story on Saturday proved more popular than anything Trump tweeted that day.

The Journal quoted Trump as saying, “I probably have a good relationship with Kim Jong Un.” The White House claims the president said “I'd” instead of “I."

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Trump could and should have responded quickly to assuage Americans. He never did.

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