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‘Get this done’: McConnell moves to avoid shutdown

The shutdown battle has led Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to modify his favorite saying that “there’s no education in the second kick of a mule.” On Tuesday, he revised that number upward to three. | M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico government [...]

Mueller got some answers, but he’s not done with Trump

Legal experts say Robert Mueller may have enough information from documents, presidential tweets and witnesses to wrap up the obstruction of justice portion of his investigation. | Alex Wong/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ [...]

Cambodian official says Khmer Rouge tribunal’s work is done

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) – A top Cambodian government official has reiterated his government’s intention to end the work of the U.N.-backed tribunal that last week convicted the last two surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge of genocide, [...]

Most Florida counties done with hand recounts in Senate race

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – Officials say most of Florida’s counties have finished their hand recount in the state’s contentious U.S. Senate races. State officials ordered a manual recount on Thursday after a machine recount showed that [...]

What can get done in a divided Washington

While there will almost certainly be some focus on oversight of the executive branch, a House Democratic leadership aide called it “false choice” to say that would take the place of any work on legislation. Share on Facebook Share [...]

China’s Sea Control Is a Done Deal, ‘Short of War With the U.S.’

NEAR MISCHIEF REEF, South China Sea — As the United States Navy reconnaissance plane banked low near Mischief Reef in the South China Sea early this month, a Chinese warning crackled on the radio. “U.S. military aircraft,” came [...]

‘I would have done something’: Jordan rebuts claims he knew of abuse

Rep. Jim Jordan emphatically denied allegations that he intentionally overlooked widespread sexual abuse of wrestlers whom he coached decades ago, telling POLITICO in a Tuesday night interview that he would have taken action had he known of [...]
Lamb clings to tiny lead with vote count nearly done
CANONSBURG, Pa. — The special election race for a congressional seat in western Pennsylvania was coming down to the wire Tuesday night, as the vote count showed Democrat Conor Lamb with only a slim advantage over Republican Rick Saccone [...]
Steve Bannon Is Done Wrecking the American Establishment. Now He Wants to Destroy Europe’s.
In Zurich, Mr. Bannon says, he had a “fascinating” meeting on Tuesday with leaders of Germany’s far-right Alternative for Germany party. They included Alice Weidel and Beatrix von Storch, who recently reacted to a New Year’s Eve [...]
Trump Admin Done Providing Things Like ‘Food And Water’ To Puerto Rico! Half Of A Job, FEMA!
Heck of a job! Excellent news! Conditions in Puerto Rico have gotten so terrific that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has decided it will cut off deliveries of emergency food and water to hurricane victims there. It sure is great that [...]