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September 18, 2017
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), center, shakes hands with Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-N.J.), chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, during a news conference about funding bills, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 14, 2017. (Al Drago/The New York Times)
Senate passes $700 billion defense bill leaving several controversial policies unresolved
September 18, 2017 - 7:47pm
From left: Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Bill Cassidy (R-La.), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) at a news conference on health care at the Capitol in Washington, July 27, 2017. File photo. Gabriella Demczuk / The New York Times
Senate Republicans seek elusive 50th vote in latest effort to repeal Obamacare
September 18, 2017 - 2:42pm
Steve Censky, who in 2017 President Donald Trump nominated to be deputy U.S.Department of Agriculture secretary.
Minnesotan on track to become USDA's No. 2
September 18, 2017 - 1:46pm
U.S. bombers combine with South Korean and Japanese aircraft in a show of force over the Korean Peninsula on Sept. 17.  Staff Sgt. Steven Schneider, Defense Department.
U.S. jets drop live bombs in a new, massive show of force aimed at North Korea
September 18, 2017 - 12:26pm
A detail view of petroglyphs at Newspaper Rock inside Bears Ears National Monument, near Monticello, Utah, Aug. 23, 2017. Parts of the sprawling region of red-rock canyons, towering mesas and ancient Native American sites in southeastern Utah could lose their strict federal protection as a national monument, under a recommendation that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is expected to issue on Aug. 24. (Alex Goodlett/The New York Times)
Shrink at least 4 national monuments and modify a half-dozen others, Zinke tells Trump
September 18, 2017 - 7:03am
September 15, 2017
North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem, center, announces on 6-29-2015 at the state Capitol in Bismarck, the state joining attorneys general from 11 other states in a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over the EPA's new rule defining "Waters of the United States" under the Clean Water Act. Second from the left is North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring.6-29-2015
Stenehjem, other attorney generals, express concerns over Equifax response
September 15, 2017 - 4:20pm
FILE PHOTO: Outside President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Fla., Dec. 17, 2016. Stephen Crowley / The New York Times
Taxpayers billed $1,092 for an official's two-night stay at Trump's Mar-a-Lago club
September 15, 2017 - 1:33pm
U.S. President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May during in a working dinner at a NATO summit in Brussels, May 25, 2017. British leaders were infuriated this week when the name of the Manchester concert bomber was disclosed by American officials, and further outraged when The New York Times ran investigators’ photographs of the bomb remnants. (Matt Dunham/Pool via The New York Times)
Trump's tweets after London attack draw anger from the U.K.
September 15, 2017 - 1:07pm
September 14, 2017
From left: Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) during a news conference on the Child Care for Working Families Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 14, 2017. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times)
'He likes us': Schumer, on hot mic, touts Trump's affection for him and Pelosi
September 14, 2017 - 4:44pm
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) speaks about funding bills during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 14, 2017. (Al Drago/The New York Times)
Paul Ryan dismisses potential DACA deal between Pres. Trump and Democrats
September 14, 2017 - 12:54pm
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and fellow Democrats speak about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 6, 2017. File photo. Tom Brenner / The New York Times
Analysis: Trump's diehard supporters are fuming after an apparent about-face on 'dreamers'
September 14, 2017 - 7:22am
September 13, 2017
President Donald Trump speaks during a bipartisan meeting with lawmakers regarding tax policy, at the White House in Washington, Sept. 13, 2017. The Trump administration and Republican leaders of Congress will jointly release a detailed framework of their plan to overhaul the tax code during the week of Sept. 25. (Doug Mills/The New York Times)
Top Democrats announce deal with Trump to fix DACA, exclude building of controversial border wall
September 13, 2017 - 9:39pm
Town hall in Bemidji focuses on improving water quality
September 13, 2017 - 9:20pm
June 2016 mock-up of what a Real ID Minnesota driver's license could look like. The actual Real ID license would be developed once the state approves a plan. The 2016 Legislature did not agree on a plan. Photo courtesy of Minnesota Department of Public Safety.
After assurances, Minnesota officials now think the state will be OK with Real ID compliance
September 13, 2017 - 8:37pm
John Kelly, the White House chief of staff, looks on as President Donald Trump hosts a bipartisan group of lawmakers to discuss tax policy, at the White House in Washington, Sept. 13, 2017. From left: Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-N.Y.), Trump and Rep Tom Reed (R-N.Y.).(Doug Mills/The New York Times)
White House, Republican leaders plan to reveal tax cut details in two weeks
September 13, 2017 - 7:52pm
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