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Nancy Pelosi proposed that the president postpone the annual presidential ritual, or perhaps submit a written message instead.
After President Trump was elected, the General Services Administration should have reviewed the legality of the lease a prime property in Washington, the agency’s inspector general said.
Despite his public bravado, President Trump has had moments of frustration as he takes in negative news coverage of the shutdown, pointing his finger at aides for not delivering the deal he wants.
A measure that would have forced President Trump to leave sanctions in place on a Russian oligarch’s companies fell three votes short in the Senate.
The administration is opening the government piece by piece, forcing thousands of workers to report to the job without pay in sectors that could benefit the president’s base.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi cited security concerns from the government shutdown in her request to reschedule the speech or to have the president deliver it in writing.
The vice president’s unequivocal statement seemed to contradict President Trump’s claim last summer that “there is no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea.”
Republican leaders are piling on in their condemnations of Representative Steve King of Iowa, but they remain silent on similar comments by President Trump.
Federal law prohibits strikes, public servants care about their work and other reasons airports and prisons aren’t in chaos, despite a protracted federal shutdown.
Federal work is an anchor in many local economies, offering security and benefits increasingly rare in the private sector and a route to the middle class.
There is no guarantee a report on the findings of the special counsel’s investigation will be made public. Here’s what could determine the outcome.
The Vermont senator, still weighing a 2020 presidential run, was responding to complaints of discrimination and mistreatment of women in his 2016 campaign.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand began Day 1 as an exploratory presidential candidate by taking questions on Al Franken, guns and Wall Street.
The former coal lobbyist took the stand before a Senate panel to make his case for leading the E.P.A. and steering President Trump’s agenda of rolling back environmental rules.
The Supreme Court considered whether the 21st Amendment, which ended Prohibition, gave states power to discriminate against some liquor store owners.
Mrs. Pence is teaching art at Immanuel Christian School in Springfield, Va., which requires employees to uphold conservative beliefs on sexual identity.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested that President Trump reschedule the State of the Union address because many of the people who help with the security and logistics of it “are either furloughed or victims of the shutdown.”
At issue is the question of inclusivity, one that has haunted the national movement since its inception.