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January 7, 2019
From left, Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., leave a meeting with President Donald Trump on Friday. Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Congressional Democrats turn up the heat on GOP over shutdown
January 7, 2019 - 3:32pm
January 6, 2019
President Donald Trump, center right, leads a meeting of his Cabinet on Jan. 2, 2019 in Washington. Washington Post photo by Bill O'Leary
President Trump heads to Camp David as shutdown enters third week
January 6, 2019 - 12:32pm
January 5, 2019
President Donald Trump with Vice President Mike Pence during the signing ceremony for the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act at Wheeler-Sack Army Air Field in Fort Drum, N.Y., August 13, 2018. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018The New York Times)
While federal workers go without pay, senior Trump administration officials poised to get $10,000 raises
January 5, 2019 - 3:13pm
From left, Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., leave a meeting with President Donald Trump on Friday. Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Congress isn't feeling the pressure for a fast deal to end the shutdown - yet
January 5, 2019 - 10:24am
December 31, 2018
The U.S. Capitol in Washington on Dec. 22, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Zach Gibson.
House Democrats to vote on ending shutdown as they take majority
December 31, 2018 - 12:15pm
December 24, 2018
 The Capitol building in Washington, Nov. 7, 2018.   (Sarah Silbiger/The New York Times)
Shutdown enters third day with no urgency to reopen government
December 24, 2018 - 8:37am
December 22, 2018
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is shown in the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington on February 13, 2018. Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
Shutdown set to stretch until at least Thursday as Senate adjourns with no budget deal
December 22, 2018 - 12:29pm
December 21, 2018
FILE -- President Donald Trump meets with his Cabinet, at the White House in Washington, Oct 17, 2018. Even for some Republicans, the resignation of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis was a deeply unsettling prospect, especially after Trump rejected a deal to keep the government running and announced a troop withdrawal in Syria without consulting allies or warning Congress. (Doug Mills/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Partial government shutdown assured after lawmakers leave Capitol without budget deal
December 21, 2018 - 3:24pm
FILE -- President Donald Trump meets with his Cabinet, at the White House in Washington, Oct 17, 2018. Even for some Republicans, the resignation of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis was a deeply unsettling prospect, especially after Trump rejected a deal to keep the government running and announced a troop withdrawal in Syria without consulting allies or warning Congress. (Doug Mills/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Trump leans on McConnell to pass spending bill with border funding in Senate
December 21, 2018 - 8:06am
December 19, 2018
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is shown in the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington on February 13, 2018. Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
Congress moves to avert government shutdown, deny Trump wall funding
December 19, 2018 - 7:41pm
December 11, 2018
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is shown in the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington on February 13, 2018. Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
McConnell to bring up criminal-justice bill for a Senate vote
December 11, 2018 - 10:25am
December 10, 2018
Smokestacks and cooling towers emit smoke and water vapor at the RWE AG owned coal-fired power station Neurath near Bergheim, Germany. Bloomberg photo by Wolfgang von Brauchitsch
Trump administration resists global climate efforts at home, overseas
December 10, 2018 - 8:54am
December 8, 2018
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is shown in the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington on February 13, 2018. Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
McConnell resists pressure to move on criminal justice overhaul, angering some in GOP
December 8, 2018 - 11:13am
October 7, 2018
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Aaron P. Bernstein
Kavanaugh sworn in as Supreme Court justice Saturday night
October 7, 2018 - 8:44am
October 2, 2018
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is shown in the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington on February 13, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
Kavanaugh's temperament, credibility under scrutiny as Senate heads toward vote
October 2, 2018 - 7:47pm
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