• The Latest: Senate GOP plans a vote aimed at ending shutdown

    1 month ago - By Boston Herald

    WASHINGTON - The Latest on the government shutdown : 7:30 p.m. A Senate showdown vote on a Republican plan for ending the federal shutdown is on track to occur by early Monday. Democrats say they have the votes to block it. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has proposed a measure financing the government through Feb. 8. Senate Democrats derailed a House-passed measure early Saturday that would have run through Feb. 16.
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  • Democrats, GOP try to dodge blame for shuttered government

    Democrats, GOP try to dodge blame for shuttered government

    1 month ago - By News OK

    WASHINGTON - Hours after shuttering much of the federal government, feuding Democrats and Republicans in Congress spent Saturday dodging blame for a paralyzing standoff over immigration and showed few signs of progress on negotiations needed to end it.
    The finger-pointing played out in rare weekend proceedings in both the House and Senate, where lawmakers were eager to show voters they were actively working for a solution - or at least actively making their case why the other party was at fault.
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  • The Latest: Democrats, Republicans feud over shutdown blame

    The Latest: Democrats, Republicans feud over shutdown blame

    1 month ago - By News OK

    WASHINGTON - The Latest on the government shutdown :
    7 p.m.
    Hours after shuttering much of the federal government, feuding Democrats and Republicans in Congress spent the day dodging blame for a paralyzing standoff over immigration.
    The two sides show few signs of progress on negotiations to end it.
    The finger-pointing has played out in rare weekend proceedings in both the House and Senate, where lawmakers have been eager to show voters they are actively working for a solution - or at least actively making their case why the other party is at fault.
    Democrats refused to provide the votes...
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  • The Latest: Democrats, Republicans feud over shutdown blame

    1 month ago - By Boston Herald

    WASHINGTON - The Latest on the government shutdown : 7 p.m. Hours after shuttering much of the federal government, feuding Democrats and Republicans in Congress spent the day dodging blame for a paralyzing standoff over immigration. The two sides show few signs of progress on negotiations to end it.
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