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January 22, 2019 - 8:44 pm
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. set up the two showdown votes for Thursday, a day before some 800,000 federal workers are due to miss a second paycheck.
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The Capitol is seen on the first morning of a partial government shutdown, as Democratic and Republican lawmakers are at a standoff with President Donald Trump on spending for his border wall, in Washington, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018
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December 22, 2018 - 3:43 pm
The partial federal shutdown was expected to drag into Christmas as President Donald Trump and congressional leaders remained stuck in a standoff over his border wall with Mexico with no breakthrough Saturday.
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Associated Press
September 27, 2018 - 7:07 am
The Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Thursday turns on the credibility of its two star witnesses, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who says he sexually assaulted her.
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Brett Kavanaugh looks at his wife Ashley Estes Kavanaugh. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
September 24, 2018 - 8:05 pm
Brett Kavanaugh and his wife, Ashley, sat down for an interview with Fox News Channel's "The Story with Martha MacCallum" after a second woman accused him of sexual misconduct.
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n this Sept. 6, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, for the third day of his confirmation hearing to replace retired Justice Antho
AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File
September 17, 2018 - 6:07 pm
"To provide ample transparency, we will hold a public hearing Monday to give these recent allegations a full airing," Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said in a written statement.
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