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Shutdown Day 26: Trump dubs Democrats ‘party of open border and crime’

President Trump on Wednesday slammed what he called “Radical Democrats” for refusing to negotiate on border security as the partial government shutdown entered its 26th day. “It is becoming more and more obvious that the Radical Democrats [...]

Ted Cruz, Texas Republican: Trump ‘willing to meet in the middle’ with Democrats over shutdown

Sen. Ted Cruz said Sunday that Democrats’ refusal to negotiate with President Trump over his funding for the border wall is not reasonable, suggesting the blame for the country’s longest government shutdown is on them for refusing to budge. The [...]

Forget Mexico, Democrats turn focus to porous Canadian border

The U.S. border crossing post at the Canadian border between Vermont and Quebec, Canada, at Beecher Falls, Vt, as seen in 2017. | Wilson Ring/AP Photo Canada While the White House is asking for more money and manpower at the southern [...]

Exasperated Democrats try to rein in Ocasio-Cortez

Incumbent Democrats are most annoyed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s threat to back primary opponents against members of their ranks she deems too moderate. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo congress The effort is part carrot, part stick. [...]

Brian Stelter worries CNN isn’t fair with Democrats: ‘Is sexism creeping into the coverage?’

CNN’s Brian Stelter says journalists need to be vigilant in the new year to offer Democrats fair coverage. The host of “Reliable Sources” told his audience Sunday that 2019 would offer the media a fresh start to accurately report on the [...]

Democrats plan more pressure on Trump to reopen government

WASHINGTON (AP) – With no weekend breakthrough to end a prolonged partial government shutdown, President Donald Trump is standing firm in his border wall funding demands and newly empowered House Democrats are planning to step up pressure [...]

House Democrats to pass individual spending bills as next government shutdown gambit

House Democrats plan to start passing individual spending bills this week, starting with one that funds the IRS, to try to pressure congressional Republicans and the White House amid the ongoing partial government shutdown. Speaker Nancy Pelosi [...]

House Democrats prepare to probe disputed North Carolina election

Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), the new chairman of the House Oversight Committee, said he could begin requesting documents between Mark Harris’ campaign and McCrae Dowless this month. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Congress The investigations [...]

House Democrats urge sweeping reforms to boost voting access

WASHINGTON (AP) – House Democrats are unveiling a comprehensive elections and ethics reform package that targets what they call a “culture of corruption in Washington” and aims to reduce the role of money in politics. The bill, among [...]

Trump returns to border wall fight: ‘Democrats, come back from vacation now’

The border wall, one of President Donald Trump’s signature and most tangible pledges, is at the center of the ongoing partial government shutdown. | Zach Gibson-Pool/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> President [...]