The president’s proposal, in a rare Saturday address, is designed to ramp up pressure on Democrats, but many already say it is unacceptable.

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The squabbling is the latest sign that both sides remain far apart as the longest government shutdown in history drags on and as states scramble to mitigate the impact.

The president is trying to bend Congress to his will in the shutdown fight, but many say his negotiating skills are falling short. “It’s like McDonald’s not being able to make a hamburger,” one critic said.

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In this special, shorter Martin Luther King Jr. Day edition: Gillibrand on the trail, the Democrats' secular holiday and the Larry Hogan fan club.

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Trump says Democrats used to be for new border barriers. He’s right.

Every Senate Democrat voted for new border barriers along the southern border as part of an immigration overhaul bill in 2013. Now Democrats are refusing President Trump's request for what they say is an unnecessary wall.

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Mueller publicly disputed the BuzzFeed report. Here’s why it’s a such rare move for a prosecutor.

Mueller publicly countered the BuzzFeed report. Here's why that's a rare move for a prosecutor.

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BuzzFeed’s Trump-Cohen bombshell dominated the morning news shows — except on ‘Fox & Friends’

The "unbelievable" story on the president's favorite morning news show? The migrant caravan lead the report on "Fox & Friends."

The 2018 Democratic nominee for Georgia governor embarks Monday on a “thank you” tour of the state as she nears a decision on what to seek next.

The vice president quoted from King’s “I Have a Dream” speech as he defended the president's latest pitch to secure funding for a barrier along the United States’ southern border.

“The only alternative to having these kinds of conversations is more war,” the Hawaii Democrat, who is running for president in 2020, said Sunday.

Once a moderate Democrat, the New York senator and presidential candidate has adopted liberal positions along with and sometimes ahead of her party’s voters.

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Seemingly contrary to the scene shown in that viral video from Friday.

Reporting by the online publication elicited a rare correction from the special counsel’s office.

The National Credit Union Administration defended spending by two agency officials highlighted in an inspector-general probe.

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Cooler heads prevailed in the House, but lawmakers nearly came to blows Thursday over a single vote and a shouted remark. The shutdown is taking a toll on political discourse.

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An accidental encounter with President Trump, from a brasserie in Paris.

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And that will translate into less endorsement money for black players.

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The escalating dispute between the House speaker and the president comes as the record-breaking partial government shutdown continues with no end in sight.

Some 6,000 Secret Service employees are among the 800,000 federal workers not receiving paychecks.

Nielsen testified, "We’ve never had a policy for family separation.” A senator said a previously undisclosed memo shows she lied.

A nonpartisan campaign could upend the major parties’ calculations, adding more unpredictability to a complicated campaign. Schultz has not decided whether to run, and in what manner.

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