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European Union Extends Brexit Deadline to Oct. 31

BRUSSELS — With less than 48 hours before Britain’s scheduled departure, the European Union extended the exit deadline early Thursday until the end of October, avoiding a devastating cliff-edge divorce but settling none of the issues [...]

Deadline Looming, Britain Tries Again to Sway Brussels on ‘Irish Backstop’

BRUSSELS — If the British prime minister, Theresa May, still hopes to get Parliament to accept her withdrawal agreement from the European Union before a looming deadline this month, her chances lie with her attorney general, Geoffrey [...]

POLITICO Playbook: BREAKDOWN: Talks to keep government open stall, with deadline just days away

Presented by */ ]]> “I’m hoping we can get off the dime later today or in the morning because time’s ticking away,” Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby said. | Andrew Burton/Getty Images DRIVING THE DAY THE [...]

Negotiators close to deal as shutdown deadline approaches

Sen. Richard Shelby, shown here before a Homeland Security appropriations meeting on Jan. 30, was upbeat after briefing Trump on the status of the negotiations Thursday. | M. Scott Mahaskey/POLITICO Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ [...]

Florida counties hit the deadline for submitting recount results in this year’s contentious midterm

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – Florida counties hit the deadline for submitting recount results in this year’s contentious midterm elections. Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC. The Washington Times Comment Policy The Washington [...]

The Latest: Deadline passes for Florida election results

TALLALHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – The Latest on the potential recounts in Florida’s U.S. Senate and governor elections (all times local): 12:40 p.m. The deadline to submit unofficial vote tallies in Florida’s election has passed. County elections [...]

Kavanaugh accuser faces Saturday deadline to confirm testimony

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser has until Saturday afternoon to decide whether or not to testify next week. Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley has given Christine Blasey Ford five extensions to confirm whether she’ll tell [...]

Senate GOP makes counteroffer to Kavanaugh accuser with Friday deadline

The Senate Judiciary Committee, chaired by Sen. Chuck Grassley (pictured), is giving Christine Blasey Ford attorney’s until the end Friday to work out terms of next week’s proposed hearing on her allegations against the Supreme Court [...]

Kavanaugh’s confirmation on track as deadline looms for accuser

Brett Kavanaugh seems increasingly likely to be the first Supreme Court nominee approved along party lines, as undecided Democrats continue to come out against him. | M. Scott Mahaskey/POLITICO Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ [...]

GOP faces deadline crunch as threat of losing House deepens

Speaker Paul Ryan and other top GOP leaders predict there is little chance the federal government will shutdown, even though funding runs out soon. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images Congress In-fighting among congressional Republicans could [...]