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What Are The Rules For The State Of The Union Address?

What Are The Rules For The State Of The Union Address?

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MINNEAPOLIS - On Wednesday, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to postpone the January 29 State of the Union address until the government...
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James Woods Calls Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 'The Most Dangerous Person' In The Nation

James Woods Calls Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 'The Most Dangerous Person' In The Nation

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The youngest woman ever elected to Congress appears to be getting under the right-wing actor's skin.
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With Congress yet to act, unpaid federal workers get help from 'Senate'

With Congress yet to act, unpaid federal workers get help from 'Senate'

6 hours ago   |     |   2 articles

Restaurant owners came up with the idea to give away free meals to federal employees as they saw the government shutdown taking a toll on the workers.
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Trump to Pelosi: You're grounded

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President Trump is forcing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to cool her jets, abruptly denying her the use of a military plane she was about to board Thursday, in a tit-for-tat move...
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‘Feel like I'm going to strangle you': Shutdown breaks Congress' spirit

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A dismal mood has descended on Capitol Hill as the shutdown concludes its 27th day. The House speaker and the president are at war. A bipartisan Senate push to reopen the...
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If donors raised enough money, here's how they could theoretically build the wall

If donors raised enough money, here's how they could theoretically build the wall

6 hours ago   |     |   2 articles

The US-Mexico border is 1,984 miles long. A new non-profit organization is trying to privately pay for portions of a wall that President Donald Trump has promised would cover...
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50,000 Coast Guard retirees at risk of not receiving pension checks

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It's a shame that Congress and the president "can't see the pain and damage their causing to thousands of people," one Coast Guard retiree said to NBC News.
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Inside Trump's Gitmo, where inmates are aging and funding is scarce

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In his first broadcast interview, Guantanamo's Rear Adm. John Ring says without funding from Congress, he'll have trouble caring for aging detainees.
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White House cancels US delegation trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos hours after throwing wrench into congressional trip to Afghanistan

White House cancels US delegation trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos hours after throwing wrench into congressional trip to Afghanistan

7 hours ago   |     |   5 articles

President Donald Trump on Thursday canceled the US delegation's annual trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, "out of consideration" for the furloughed federal...
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‘We're not going to sit idly by': Freshman Dems look to seize shutdown optics

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The start of the new Congress was supposed to be all about the historic freshman class. Instead, it's been all about the historic government shutdown - and frustrated House...
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Good Samaritan transports surgeon, donor kidney nearly 2 hours for surgery after flat tire

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'Totally appropriate': President denies Speaker Nancy Pelosi aircraft for...

'Totally appropriate': President denies Speaker Nancy Pelosi aircraft for planned trip abroad

On Thursday the president denied the House speaker an aircraft for a planned trip abroad. Read more ...

Children's clothing retailer Gymboree will begin closing its doors after...

Children's clothing retailer Gymboree will begin closing its doors after filing for bankruptcy

Gymboree Group said it plans to start closing all of its Gymboree and Crazy 8 branded stores, about 800 stores, according to the bankruptcy filing. Read more ...

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Some Triangle dog owners and dog walkers say they are in a bind after a company that matches dog walkers with clients abruptly cut ties with them. Read more ...

Britain's Prince Philip, queen's husband, is fine after car accident

Britain's Prince Philip, queen's husband, is fine after car accident

LONDON - Buckingham Palace says the 97-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, has been in a car accident but wasn't injured. The palace said the... Read more ...

Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen says Trump directed him to pay for poll...

Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen says Trump directed him to pay for poll rigging

President Donald Trump's former "fixer" Michael Cohen said he paid the head of a small technology company thousands in 2015 to rig online polls at "the direction of and for the... Read more ...

Trump responds to Pelosi by canceling her foreign travel after she asks him...

Trump responds to Pelosi by canceling her foreign travel after she asks him to postpone SOTU

President Donald Trump sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi cancelling her government trip to Belgium, Egypt, and Afghanistan, citing the ongoing partial government... Read more ...

Arrest made in shooting inside car at Old Louisville intersection

Arrest made in shooting inside car at Old Louisville intersection

One arrest was made Wednesday after police said a woman was shot in a car at a busy intersection in Old Louisville. Read more ...

Day 27 of the government shutdown: 2nd payday since shutdown began looms

Day 27 of the government shutdown: 2nd payday since shutdown began looms

Daily updates about impacts of the longest federal government shutdown in United States history. Read more ...

Avalanche buries several skiers, snowboarders at New Mexico ski resort

Avalanche buries several skiers, snowboarders at New Mexico ski resort

An avalanche buries an unknown number of people at a New Mexico ski resort Thursday. Read more ...