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White House Memo: At the One-Issue White House, the Standoff Over a Border Wall Displaces Other Priorities

President Trump’s monthlong impasse with Congress over his proposed border wall has all but frozen the rest of his policy agenda.
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Nancy, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Mick, Chen, Pelosi, Gottheimer, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, William A, Mulvaney, Shutdowns (Institutional, Border Barriers


Government Shutdown Forces Airports to Rely on Backup Security Screeners

As many transportation security officers fail to show up for work, reserve employees are being flown in to bolster depleted ranks at some airports.
Tags: News, Airports, Airport Security, Meeks, John S, Pistole, Shutdowns (Institutional, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Government Employees, Gregory W


Senate Leaders Plan Competing Bills to End Shutdown

With most Republicans united behind Mr. Trump’s insistence that any legislation to reopen the government include money for a border wall and most Democrats opposed, neither measure is likely to draw the 60 votes required to advance.
Tags: News, Senate, Trump, Law and Legislation, United States Politics and Government, Shutdowns (Institutional, Federal Budget (US


Senate Leaders Reach Agreement That Offers Possible Path to Reopen Government

Under a compromise reached by Senators Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer, the Senate will vote Thursday on a Trump measure that will fail and a stopgap spending bill likely to pass.
Tags: News, Senate, Mitch McConnell, Trump, Chuck Schumer, Law and Legislation, United States Politics and Government, Shutdowns (Institutional, Federal Budget (US


Senate Leaders Agree to Votes That Offer Possible Path to Reopen Government

Under a compromise reached by Senators Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer, the Senate will vote Thursday on a Trump measure that will fail and a stopgap spending bill that is likely to pass.
Tags: News, Senate, Mitch McConnell, Trump, Chuck Schumer, Law and Legislation, United States Politics and Government, Shutdowns (Institutional, Federal Budget (US


G.O.P. Bill to End Shutdown Draws Protests Over Asylum Restrictions

The Senate will take up President Trump’s offer to pair wall funding with some immigrant legal protections, but an added measure to restrict asylum claims has drawn protests.
Tags: News, Senate, Asylum, Mitch, Trump, Illegal Immigration, McConnell, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Immigration and Emigration, Shutdowns (Institutional, Right of, Border Barriers


‘Compromise’ to End Shutdown Draws Protests Over Asylum Restrictions

The Senate will take up President Trump’s offer to pair wall funding with some immigrant legal protections, but an added measure to restrict asylum claims has drawn protests.
Tags: News, Senate, Asylum, Mitch, Trump, Illegal Immigration, McConnell, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Immigration and Emigration, Shutdowns (Institutional, Right of, Border Barriers


From Highly Paid Federal Worker to Uber Driver: The Side Hustles of the Shutdown

Furloughed government employees desperate for income have become unlikely entrants into America’s gig economy, substitute teaching, babysitting and delivering food.
Tags: News, America, Uber Technologies Inc, Car Services and Livery Cabs, Wages and Salaries, United States Politics and Government, Shutdowns (Institutional, Government Employees, Milwaukee (Wis


From Federal Worker to Uber Driver: Odd Jobs to Make Ends Meet in the Shutdown

Furloughed government employees desperate for income have become unlikely entrants into America’s gig economy, substitute teaching, babysitting and delivering food.
Tags: News, America, Uber Technologies Inc, Car Services and Livery Cabs, Wages and Salaries, United States Politics and Government, Shutdowns (Institutional, Government Employees, Milwaukee (Wis


Feature: Mitch McConnell Got Everything He Wanted. But at What Cost?

The president whom the Senate Republican leader helped elect has turned out to be the one thing he can’t control.
Tags: News, Kentucky, Senate, Mitch McConnell, Harry, Republican Party, Mansfield, Trump, Ryan, Reid, Senate Republican, Appointments and Executive Changes, Donald J, Paul D Jr, Shutdowns (Institutional, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010


Government Shutdown: Updates on Where Things Stand

It’s now been a month since the government was open, and the partial shutdown has had wide-ranging effects across the United States.
Tags: News, United States, Nancy, Mitch, Trump, Pelosi, McConnell, United States Economy, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Shutdowns (Institutional


Trump Lays Wreath at Brief Visit to Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

President Trump’s stop — to observe a moment of silence without extended public remarks — appeared to be a last-minute addition to his calendar.
Tags: News, King, Trump, National Action Network, Sharpton, Al, Martin Luther King Jr Memorial, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Martin Luther Jr, Shutdowns (Institutional, Monuments and Memorials (Structures, Civil Rights Movement (1954-68


Republicans Push Trump Immigration Plan, Seeking to Corner Democrats on Shutdown

Republican leaders hope to pressure Democrats — who insist they won’t negotiate with President Trump on border security until the shutdown ends — not to block Mr. Trump’s proposal.
Tags: News, Senate, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Democratic Party, Mike, Wallace, Pence, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Shutdowns (Institutional, Border Barriers, Chris (1947-


The Shutdown Shows the Weakness of the Resistance

The grass-roots progressive activism of the past two years has been inspiring. But it’s still a shadow of what the country needs.
Tags: News, Demonstrations, King, Strikes, Trump, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Labor and Jobs, Protests and Riots, Martin Luther Jr, Shutdowns (Institutional, Government Employees


news analysis: In Business and Governing, Trump Seeks Victory in Chaos

For people who have done business with the president, the protracted fight over the government shutdown reflects a time-tested playbook.
Tags: News, Republican Party, Trump, Democratic Party, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Shutdowns (Institutional


McConnell to Pair Bills to Reopen Government With Trump’s Immigration Plan

The Senate majority leader hopes to pressure Democrats — who insist they won’t negotiate with President Trump on border security until the shutdown ends — not to block Mr. Trump’s proposal.
Tags: News, Senate, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Democratic Party, Mike, Wallace, Pence, McConnell, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Shutdowns (Institutional, Border Barriers, Chris (1947-


Trump Defends Plan to End Shutdown Even as Pence Appears to Hedge

The president took aim at Speaker Nancy Pelosi for turning down the proposal. Asked in an interview if it was the final offer, the vice president said that “the legislative process is a negotiation.”
Tags: News, Senate, Nancy Pelosi, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Democratic Party, Mike, Wallace, Pence, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Shutdowns (Institutional, Border Barriers, Chris (1947-


The Stock Market Is Making a Comeback. Was It Something the Fed Said?

The year began with repeated public assurances from Fed officials that they would remain sensitive to changes in the economy. And the markets’ anxiety has eased.
Tags: News, Interest Rates, United States, Fed, Powell, Stocks and Bonds, Recession and Depression, United States Economy, Standard & Poor's 500-Stock Index, Federal Reserve System, Shutdowns (Institutional, Jerome H, Fed Said


Wall St. Is Making a Comeback. Was It Something the Fed Said?

The year began with repeated public assurances from Fed officials that they would remain sensitive to changes in the economy. And the markets’ anxiety has eased.
Tags: News, Interest Rates, United States, Fed, Powell, Stocks and Bonds, Recession and Depression, United States Economy, Standard & Poor's 500-Stock Index, Federal Reserve System, Shutdowns (Institutional, Jerome H, Fed Said


News Analysis: In Trump’s Immigration Announcement, a Compromise Snubbed All Around

Seeking to appeal to a broader swath of the public and end the government shutdown, President Trump alienated portions of his hard-right base and made no headway with Democratic congressional leaders.
Tags: News, ANN, Jared, Miller, Trump, Democratic Party, Mike, Pence, Coulter, Heritage Foundation, Kushner, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Immigration and Emigration, Shutdowns (Institutional, Stephen (1985-


Trump Offers Temporary Protections for ‘Dreamers’ in Exchange for Wall Funding

President Trump cast the proposal, which included $5.7 billion for a border barrier, as a compromise as he sought to shift pressure to Democrats to end the government shutdown.
Tags: News, House Of Representatives, Graham, Republican Party, Mitch, Trump, Democratic Party, Lindsey, McConnell, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Shutdowns (Institutional


Trump Offers Deportation Protections in Exchange for Wall Funding

President Trump cast the proposal, which included $5.7 billion for a border barrier, as a compromise as he sought to shift pressure to Democrats to end the government shutdown.
Tags: News, House Of Representatives, Graham, Republican Party, Mitch, Trump, Democratic Party, Lindsey, McConnell, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Shutdowns (Institutional


Trump Expected to Offer Deportation Protections in Exchange for Wall Funding

Democratic lawmakers, however, were skeptical of the proposal and signaled that they would not negotiate until the government was reopened.
Tags: News, House Of Representatives, Graham, Republican Party, Mitch, Trump, Democratic Party, Lindsey, McConnell, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Shutdowns (Institutional, Trump Expected


Trump Expected to Offer Deportation Reprieves in Exchange for Wall Funding

Democratic lawmakers, however, were skeptical of the proposal and signaled that they would not negotiate until the government was reopened.
Tags: News, House Of Representatives, Graham, Republican Party, Mitch, Trump, Democratic Party, Lindsey, McConnell, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Shutdowns (Institutional, Trump Expected


Shutdown Prompts Centrist Freshman Democrats to Flex Their Muscles

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.
Tags: Elections, News, House Of Representatives, Nancy, Pelosi, Law and Legislation, United States Politics and Government, Immigration and Emigration, Shutdowns (Institutional, Border Barriers


Federal Employees Turn to Pawnshops Amid Shutdown’s Financial Pinch

Across the country, pawnbrokers report they are seeing a steady trickle of federal employees, many of them first-time customers, looking for short-term loans.
Tags: News, United States Politics and Government, Shutdowns (Institutional, Government Employees, Pawnbroking


Trump to Make ‘Major Announcement’ on Border as Democrats Sweeten Offer

The actions are the first indications of possible movement over the partial government shutdown.
Tags: News, House Of Representatives, Nancy, Trump, Democratic Party, Pelosi, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Shutdowns (Institutional


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

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.
Tags: News, Afghanistan, House, Nancy, Trump, Pelosi, Engel, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, United States Defense and Military Forces, Shutdowns (Institutional, Eliot L


A Small Alaska Town Reels as the Coast Guard Weathers On Without Pay

The federal shutdown has brought a particular chill to Kodiak, a small town of 6,300 on an isolated island in the Gulf of Alaska.
Tags: News, Alaska, Finances, Philanthropy, Kodiak, Schultz, Homeland Security Department, United States Coast Guard, United States Politics and Government, Shutdowns (Institutional, Karl L, Small Alaska Town Reels, Coast Guard Weathers



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