Time since shutdown began
The Senate voted 81 to 18 on a spending bill that would fund the government through Feb. 8, reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program and roll back several health-care taxes. The House approved the measure 266 to 150.
“I am pleased that Democrats in Congress have come to their senses,” President Trump said in a statement.
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Congressional Republicans held their ground and came out the clear winners of this battle. Democrats compromised way more than their counterparts, leading to outrage from some liberal senators.
Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) heads to a vote on Monday. (Video: Bastien Inzaurralde/The Post; photo: Getty)
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They didn’t have much leverage in negotiations, but don’t expect their base to accept that explanation.
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This was Margaret McDaniel’s third shutdown. “I don’t care who’s shutting it down,” the 27-year employee of the Agriculture Department said. “I thought it was irresponsible every time.”
The court said officers had probable cause to make arrests and cannot be sued over arrests at a 2008 party that one justice called a scene of “utter Bacchanalia” because they have qualified immunity.
Gov. Larry Hogan’s offer is designed to give the state an edge over 19 competitors, including the District and Northern Virginia, in luring the retail giant to build a 100-acre campus in White Flint or another site in North Bethesda.
Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax stepped down from his spot on the dais as the state Senate voted to honor the Confederate general.
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Don't be fooled by the 60-degree temperatures. Winter is not over, not by a long shot. Cold and somewhat elevated snow chances are likely to return in early February.
The bills reflect what has become a national movement for “menstrual equity,” which aims to improve access to tampons and sanitary pads, particularly for the poor, so that having a period does not interfere with daily life.
Philadelphia appears positioned for long-term success. The Patriots, with Tom Brady and Coach Bill Belichick, have created a dynasty. The Redskins, meantime, face questions at key spots.
The animal rescue mission might seem frivolous given the human suffering on the island. But Puerto Ricans didn’t feel that way.
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The court threw out Republican-drawn congressional districts, forcing lawmakers to redraw less partisan ones in time for the November election.
Until now, Charles Kushner has remained publicly silent as questions have been raised about his son and whether the company, a property development business, benefited from Jared’s powerful job.
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The author of this one is Fox News Channel media critic Howard Kurtz.
The chairman, vice chairman and treasurer resigned, with more than 140 women alleging abuse by the organization's longtime physician.
The Cuban teen showed encouraging signs after surgery in Miami. But soon loved ones came to a sobering truth: There would be no miracle.
Common Cause argued that a settlement amounted to an unreported in-kind contribution and called on the Justice Department and Federal Election Commission to investigate.
There's widespread perception among airlines and disability rights advocates that some fliers are taking advantage of federal law to bring untrained pets into crowded cabins.
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