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In Iowa, Gillibrand Uses Small-Town Roots to Sell Electability

At a political moment when Democrats are desperate to pick a winner, Ms. Gillibrand seemed determined not to be pigeonholed as just another blue-state Democrat.
Tags: News, Iowa, Democratic Party, Gillibrand, J D, United States Politics and Government, Scholten, Kirsten E, Presidential Election of 2020, Troy (NY, Iowa Gillibrand Uses Small Town Roots


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


Boys in ‘Make America Great Again’ Hats Mob Native Elder at Indigenous Peoples March

Video appeared to show students from Covington Catholic High School in Kentucky surround the elder, Nathan Phillips, outside the Lincoln Memorial. The high school has condemned the students’ actions.
Tags: News, Kentucky, Native Americans, United States Politics and Government, Nathan Phillips, Private and Sectarian Schools, Diocese of Covington, Covington (Ky, Covington Catholic High School, Indigenous Peoples March, Lincoln Memorial The high school


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


Smaller Crowds Turn Out for Third Annual Women’s March Events

The events were overshadowed by divisions in the movement and allegations of anti-Semitism. Still, many women traveled to show their support.
Tags: News, Anti-semitism, Demonstrations, Women's Rights, Blacks, Louis, Farrakhan, United States Politics and Government, Protests and Riots, Washington (DC, Women's March Inc


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


As Beto O’Rourke Weighs 2020 Run, Democrats Chafe at His Go-It-Alone Style

Some Democrats still blame Mr. O’Rourke for his embrace of a Texas Republican, Will Hurd, and wonder whether he can be counted on as a liberal ally.
Tags: Elections, Texas, News, House Of Representatives, Will, Jones, BETO, Democratic Party, Endorsements, Hurd, United States Politics and Government, Will Hurd, O'Rourke, Presidential Election of 2020, Midterm Elections (2018, Beto O'Rourke


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


The Women’s March Is Back, With Both Divisions and Much to Celebrate

Two years after millions marched in an unambiguous rebuke to President Trump, smaller crowds are expected this Saturday.
Tags: News, Anti-semitism, Demonstrations, Women's Rights, Blacks, Trump, Louis, Farrakhan, United States Politics and Government, Protests and Riots, Washington (DC, Women's March Inc


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


Mueller Statement Disputes Report That Trump Directed Cohen to Lie

The president directed his lawyer to lie to Congress about his involvement in talks to build a skyscraper in Moscow, BuzzFeed reported. The article could not be independently confirmed.
Tags: News, Congress, Moscow, Perjury, Cohen, Trump Organization, Presidential Election of 2016, United States Politics and Government, Impeachment, Moscow (Russia, Special Prosecutors (Independent Counsel


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


BuzzFeed’s Controversial Cohen Story Raises Question: Did Trump Want to Be President?

His campaign was a marketing venture. That’s why he didn’t want to put business on hold.
Tags: News, Trump, Cohen, Presidential Election of 2016, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Michael D (1966-


Mueller Disputes Report That Trump Directed Cohen to Lie

The president directed his lawyer to lie to Congress about his involvement in talks to build a skyscraper in Moscow, Buzzfeed reported. It could not be independently confirmed.
Tags: News, Congress, Moscow, Perjury, Cohen, Trump Organization, Presidential Election of 2016, United States Politics and Government, Impeachment, Moscow (Russia, Special Prosecutors (Independent Counsel


Democratic Senator Seeks Perjury Investigation of Kirstjen Nielsen

Senator Jeff Merkley asked the F.B.I. to open an inquiry, citing a document that he said conflicted with the homeland security secretary’s congressional testimony on family separations at the border.
Tags: News, Senate, House Of Representatives, Nielsen, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Perjury, Homeland Security Department, Health and Human Services Department, Merkley, Jeff Merkley, United States Politics and Government, Immigration and Emigration, Immigration Detention, Kirstjen, Jeffrey A (1956-


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


Democrats Are United on Teacher Strikes. But They’re in a ‘Gladiator Fight’ Over Education.

Unified support for picketing educators in Los Angeles belies deep rifts in the Democratic Party on one of the strike’s causes: the rise of charter schools.
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Strikes, Democratic Party, Organized Labor, Charter Schools, United States Politics and Government, Education (K-12, Los Angeles (Calif, Teachers and School Employees


Trump and Kim Jong-un to Hold Second Summit Meeting Next Month

Negotiations over eliminating North Korea’s nuclear arsenal have made little progress since the two leaders’ June meeting in Singapore.
Tags: News, North Korea, Nuclear Weapons, Kim Jong-un, Trump, Kim Jong, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, United States International Relations, Arms Control and Limitation and Disarmament


Trump, Kim Jong-un to Hold Second Meeting Next Month

Negotiations over eliminating North Korea’s nuclear arsenal have made little progress since the two leaders’ last meeting in Singapore last June.
Tags: News, North Korea, Singapore, Nuclear Weapons, Kim Jong-un, Trump, Kim Jong, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, United States International Relations, Arms Control and Limitation and Disarmament


Mnuchin Flew to L.A. on Private Jet of Billionaire Michael Milken

The Treasury Secretary, who has come under fire for previous air travel decisions, has reimbursed Mr. Milken for the flight, a spokesman said. Mr. Milken served time in prison for securities fraud.
Tags: News, Treasury, Conflicts Of Interest, Ethics and Official Misconduct, Securities and Commodities Violations, Michael Milken, Regulation and Deregulation of Industry, United States Politics and Government, Airlines and Airplanes, Mnuchin, Fines (Penalties, Gifts to Public Officials, Milken, Private Aircraft


Pelosi Delays Trip as Trump Administration Leaks Travel Plans

The House speaker and other lawmakers had planned to fly commercially to Afghanistan after the president revoked the use of a military plane, but the trip was delayed over security concerns.
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


Democrats Call for Inquiry Into Report That Trump Directed Cohen to Lie

The president directed his lawyer to lie to Congress about his involvement in talks to build a skyscraper in Moscow, Buzzfeed reported. It could not be independently confirmed.
Tags: News, Congress, Moscow, Perjury, Cohen, Trump Organization, Presidential Election of 2016, United States Politics and Government, Impeachment, Moscow (Russia, Special Prosecutors (Independent Counsel


BuzzFeed’s Cohen Story Suggests Trump Never Wanted to Be President

His campaign was a marketing venture. Why else refuse to put business on hold?
Tags: News, Trump, Cohen, Presidential Election of 2016, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Michael D (1966-, Cohen Story Suggests Trump Never Wanted


Thousands March in Washington at Annual Anti-Abortion Rally

Vice President Mike Pence and Karen, his wife, made a surprise visit to the rally on Friday. President Trump addressed the crowd in a prerecorded message.
Tags: News, Washington, Karen, Abortion, Dc, Demonstrations, Trump, Mike Pence, Mike, March For Life, Pence, United States Politics and Government, Protests and Riots, Washington (DC, National Mall (Washington


Polls Show Government Shutdown Is Eroding Faith in Economy

Consumer-sentiment readings are declining, and more Americans rate President Trump’s economic policies poorly, as the impasse in Washington drags on.
Tags: News, Washington, Consumer Behavior, Surveymonkey, University Of Michigan, Trump, Economic Conditions and Trends, United States Economy, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Shutdowns (Institutional, Polls and Public Opinion