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‘There’s no plan’: Congress skips town as shutdown nears

Frustrated lawmakers in both parties are complaining that congressional leaders have made zero progress since Tuesday. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Without President Donald Trump to worry [...]

GOP leaders still lack funding plan as shutdown looms

One option Speaker Paul Ryan and his deputies are considering is a short-term bill that fully funds Trump’s $ 5 billion wall request, but freezes the rest of federal spending through early 2019. | Win McNamee/Getty Images Congress House [...]

Theresa May Survives Leadership Challenge, but Brexit Plan Is Still in Peril

LONDON — Britain’s prime minister, Theresa May, survived the gravest threat yet to her embattled leadership on Wednesday, winning a party confidence vote and averting a leadership battle that threatened to plunge the country into [...]

Danes plan to banish unwanted migrants to remote island

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) – A pro-government lawmaker acknowledged Tuesday that Danish plans to banish rejected asylum-seekers or those with a criminal record to a remote island may breach international law – but added that his party [...]

White House works on backup plan for Obamacare

The Trump administration is formulating a backup plan to ensure that Obamacare customers can still get insurance if a state-driven lawsuit is successful in striking down the 2010 health law. Seema Verma, administrator for the Centers for Medicare [...]

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 [...]

How Democrats plan to save the agency Republicans love to hate

Party lawmakers have seethed for the last year at the cutback on enforcement and curtailed funding requests at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the brainchild of Sen. Elizabeth Warren. | Win McNamee/Getty Images Congress A [...]

U.K. Cabinet Backs Theresa May’s Brexit Plan

LONDON — Britain’s prime minister, Theresa May, faced down her hard-line critics on Wednesday and won the support of a jittery cabinet for a plan to quit the European Union, keeping on track her push to avert an economically damaging [...]

Britain and E.U. Agree on a Plan for Brexit

LONDON — British and European Union officials reached a long-awaited draft agreement on Tuesday on Britain’s troubled withdrawal from the bloc, opening the way for a high-stakes meeting of Prime Minister Theresa May’s most senior [...]

Stimulus Plan or Populist Giveaway? Italy’s Budget Sets Up Clash With E.U.

But the Five Star Movement campaigned explicitly on the promise of delivering that assistance, and their support ballooned in the south partly as a result. The economic realities that come with governing have forced the party to backtrack [...]