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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 [...]

The plan to keep Trump’s taxes hidden

The battle between Treasury, led by Steven Mnuchin (left), and the Democrats could plunge the country into yet another norm-breaking moment for the Trump presidency — with the fight stretching on for months and well into the 2020 campaign. [...]

News Analysis: Kim and Trump Back at Square 1: If U.S. Keeps Sanctions, North Will Keep Nuclear Program

Nearly two years into his presidency and more than six months after his historic summit meeting with Kim Jong-un of North Korea, President Trump finds himself essentially back where he was at the beginning in achieving the ambitious [...]

Climate Negotiators Reach an Overtime Deal to Keep Paris Pact Alive

Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. KATOWICE, Poland — Diplomats from nearly 200 countries reached a deal on Saturday to keep the Paris climate agreement alive by adopting a detailed [...]

White House considers plan to keep asylum seekers in Mexico

Central American migrants get a ride on a truck from Mexicali to Tijuana, Mexico, on Tuesday. | AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> The White House is weighing a plan to require Central American migrants [...]

Gov. Scott tried to keep magazine limits out of new gun law

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) – Vermont Gov. Phil Scott says he asked lawmakers to leave gun magazine limits out of a series of gun regulations that were signed into law in April. The Republican governor tells the Burlington Free Press he knew [...]

Donald Trump signs spending bill to keep government open

President Trump signed an $ 854 billion spending bill Friday that will keep the federal government open into the new fiscal year that begins Monday, Senate Republicans said. The legislation funds most federal agencies through fiscal year 2019 [...]

Rick Scott plays ‘keep away from Trump’

With an eye on the November elections, Florida GOP Gov. Rick Scott has put distance between himself and President Donald Trump. | Evan Vucci/AP Photo florida The Florida governor seldom mentions the president anymore. By MARC CAPUTO 09/10/2018 [...]

Adelsons shell out $25 million to keep Senate in GOP hands

The contributions from Sheldon and Miriam Adelson are the first the Las Vegas casino magnate and his wife have made this cycle to the Senate Leadership Fund. | Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images By THEODORIC MEYER 08/20/2018 06:05 PM EDT Updated [...]

Japanese Medical School Accused of Rigging Admissions to Keep Women Out

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Tokyo Medical University was reported to have secretly skewed test scores out of the belief that women were more likely to drop out of the profession. Source: NYT > World