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We're 33 days into the longest shutdown ever, with no deal in sight. Here's what it would take to end it.

On Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will take up President Donald Trump's already-doomed proposal to re-open the government by offering temporary protections for DACA recipients in exchange for money to build his border wall. Then, on Wednesday, Speaker Nancy Pelosi will hold a vote in the House on a ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/22/19

The European Space Agency plans to start mining for natural resources on the moon

The European Space Agency plans to start mining for water and oxygen on the moon by 2025. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/22/19

Trump takes students' side

President Donald Trump is publicly siding with the mostly white students of a Kentucky high school who were engaged in a confrontation with a Native American elder that renewed a sensitive national debate about race relations in America. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/22/19

LZ: Inconvenient truth of MAGA hat incident

It was such an easy sell -- images of white kids from Kentucky wearing Make America Great Again hats and antagonizing elderly Native Americans seemed like racism personified. Right' Read More ...
Posted on: 01/22/19

Volunteers face prison after leaving food and water in desert where migrants died

Four aid volunteers are facing prison time after leaving food and water inside an Arizona national wildlife refuge where undocumented migrants have died trying to enter the United States. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/22/19

Republicans: Cohen lawyer says key topics off-limits for congressional hearing

Michael Cohen's congressional testimony next month will exclude any topic that's "under investigation," his lawyer told congressional Republicans according to a GOP description of their conversation with Cohen's lawyer, which could mean Cohen won't discuss lying to Congress about the Trump Tower Moscow project or the payments made to women ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/22/19

Colbert asks how many 'f---s' Ocasio-Cortez gives about criticism. Her response: 'Zero.'

New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Monday she gives "zero" f---s about the criticism she and other freshman lawmakers are getting from fellow members of their own party. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/22/19

L.A. teachers will be back in class after reaching tentative deal

They may get an "A" for effort, but after 21 hours of negotiations, the Los Angeles Unified School district and the local teachers' union are still stuck in a stalemate. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/22/19

Chris Brown arrest the latest in troubled history

Arguably Chris Brown's most publicized trouble was his 2009 arrest for viciously beating his then-girlfriend, fellow singer Rihanna. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/22/19

Erin Burnett on NYT Russia report: This is stunning

CNN's Erin Burnett looks for the truth after President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani said that the president had no recollection of whether discussions about a proposed Trump Tower Moscow project went through the 2016 election, distancing himself from a claim he made previously. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/22/19

Cory Booker says he's nearing 2020 decision

Sen. Cory Booker says he is nearing a decision on whether to run for president in 2020, but the New Jersey Democrat's schedule over the past weekend left little doubt as to what the decision will ultimately be. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/22/19

The little-known law tripping up Trump and his future attorney general

CNN's John Avlon explains the emoluments clause and how it may affect the Trump administration. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/22/19

Mystery company in Mueller-related case is wholly owned by foreign government

The Supreme Court said on Tuesday that a mystery company fighting a subpoena related to the Mueller investigation could file court papers asking the justices to take up its appeal under seal. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/22/19

White House requests walk-through on Capitol Hill for State of the Union address

The White House asked the House of Representatives sergeant-at-arms for a walk-through -- but did not receive it -- in preparation for President Donald Trump to deliver his State of the Union address, a White House official confirmed Tuesday. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/22/19

Democratic lawmakers reject Trump's latest immigration proposal

Democratic lawmakers on Saturday rejected President Donald Trump's proposal to extend some non-permanent protections for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients and individuals with Temporary Protected Status in exchange for border wall funding. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/22/19

House and Senate keep shutdown blame game going

The longest US government shutdown ever still has no end in sight. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/22/19

The shutdown has hit much more than some workers' wallets

The government shutdown has hit much more than some workers' wallets -- it has affected their health. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/22/19

Analysis: 6 scenarios that could actually end the shutdown

On Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will take up President Donald Trump's already-doomed proposal to re-open the government by offering temporary protections for DACA recipients in exchange for money to build his border wall. Then, on Wednesday, Speaker Nancy Pelosi will hold a vote in the House on a ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/22/19

This government worker voted for Trump. His take on shutdown

CNN's Randi Kaye spoke to several federal workers not receiving a paycheck due to the now longest ever government shutdown. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/22/19

7.5% of TSA workers called out yesterday

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Posted on: 01/22/19



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