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'Fix it!' Gun violence plea to Trump from students, parents
Students, parents and teachers affected by school shootings over the past two decades plead with President Trump to act
The Note: Pressure building on Trump to act on guns
The TAKE with Rick Klein President Donald Trump is vowing to “move past clichés and tired debates” surrounding guns. With that, he kicks off …. a “listening session” at the White House. When Trump convenes stakeholders and victims of gun violence today, the pressure will be building for action by a
'Dreamers' left in limbo as Senate rejects immigration bills
The Senate has wrestled itself into an immigration stalemate, leaving hundreds of thousands of 'Dreamers' in limbo
Group of senators reaches immigration deal on Dreamers, wall
A group of senators has reached a bipartisan agreement addressing young "Dreamer" immigrants and Trump's demands for border security
In Senate race showdowns, tough odds for Democrats fuel Republican hopes
Republicans’ best chance of keeping control of one chamber in Congress most likely lies in the Senate . Despite only holding a two-seat majority, their opposition is arguably in a tougher spot. Republicans are defending eight seats in 2018, while Democrats are defending 24 plus the two independents
Vice president hits Democratic senator who 'voted no'
Mike Pence said that Sen. Joe Manchin "voted no to give working families more of your hard-earned money."
The Note: Executive branch showdown over secret Republican memo tests strong institutions
The TAKE with Rick Klein His allies stood up for President Donald Trump this week – time and again Tuesday night – to signal united government, as the president himself talked about the need for unity. Now the Republican Party is united – against the very federal government it controls. Beyond the
Manchin fires back after Pence attack: 'This is why Washington sucks'
During Tuesday's State of the Union, a lone Democrat in the front row leapt up and down to applaud the president during his address to Congress: Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia. But by Wednesday afternoon, a war of the words had erupted after the White House seemed to turn on Manchin, criticizing
Senate rejects bill to ban abortion after 20 weeks
The Senate failed to advance a bill Monday that would have banned abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy and would threaten providers who performed the procedure with up to five years in prison. The restrictions would not apply in cases of rape or incest, or when abortion is considered necessary to
Trump says he could push back DACA deadline, wants $25 billion for border wall
President Trump Wednesday expressed optimism about reaching a bipartisan deal on immigration, suggesting he is even open to granting citizenship to Dreamers after a 10- to 12-year period as part of a comprehensive plan. He also told ABC News' Jonathan Karl that -- if a deal is in sight -- he is