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House races offer Democrats best shot at claiming a chamber in Congress
Democrats want to take back at least one chamber of Congress this year, and the House of Representatives may be their best shot. The party needs to win 24 seats to make that happen and, as seen in the races below, Democrats are counting on swing districts, those held by retiring or resigned
Senate immigration debate kicks off Monday
In a rare move, the Senate will launch an unusual process late Monday afternoon to debate a legislative fix for the hundreds of thousands of so-called Dreamers who could face deportation come March 5. The process calls for a free-for-all debate on the Senate floor with an unlimited number of
Immigration debate takes center stage as Congress faces March 5 DACA deadline
Immigration reform is taking center stage on Capitol Hill , as lawmakers grapple over an elusive legislative solution to save up to 1.8 million Dreamers facing deportation. While the newly-minted bipartisan spending agreement extends government funding until March 23, the absence of an immigration
The Latest: Senate passes massive budget agreement
The Senate has passed a massive, bipartisan budget agreement and spending bill to reopen the shuttered federal government
The Note: When Trump's words count him out
The TAKE with Rick Klein A president known for words, and then more words, may soon be known for the lack thereof. The immediate future could bring a redacted memo from Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee, and gaps where President Donald Trump ’s testimony in front of Robert Mueller would
Sanders blames Democrats as Trump says he would 'love to see a shutdown'
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders laid responsibility for avoiding a shutdown on Democrats "who have repeatedly held the government hostage."
Trump threatens another government shutdown over immigration
President Donald Trump threatened to shut down the government again this weekend if Democrats don't agree to his immigration reform plans, specifically what he called loopholes in the immigration system that could allow dangerous criminals into the country. “If we don’t change this legislation if
The Note: Trump's State of the Union a sign of divided times
The TAKE with Rick Klein President Donald Trump was the president the Republican Party wanted him to be at his State of the Union address . He was also the president the Democratic Party expected him to be. What you wanted to see is what you saw in Trump, who seemed to outline an idealized version
Trump pays tribute to International Holocaust Remembrance Day: 'Our nation is indebted to the Holocaust's survivors'
President Donald Trump honored International Holocaust Remembrance Day, which is Saturday, with a lengthy message in which he paid tribute, in part, to the the six million Jews who were murdered by the Nazis, saying, "our nation is indebted to the Holocaust's survivors." The White House released on
House Democrats to bring 'Dreamers,' sexual assault victims to President Trump's State of the Union Address
Several House Democrats will bring Dreamers as guests to next Tuesday's State of the Union Address, a move that comes as the White House announced it will present a new immigration framework to Congress Monday that offers a pathway to citizenship for as many as 1.8 million children brought to the