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Thursday, Jan 17, 2019 at 07:16 AM EST

2020 Democrats Face a Choice: Fight Trump or Ignore Him?

2020 Democrats Face a Choice: Fight Trump or Ignore Him?

Sen. Elizabeth Warren's simple response to a question about dealing with the president's bullying — "I can't stop Donald Trump from doing what he's going to do" — demonstrates the challenge Warren, who has...

Thursday, Jan 17, 2019 at 02:57 AM EST

Who Blinks First Will Matter in Trump, Democrats' Wall Fight

Who Blinks First Will Matter in Trump, Democrats' Wall Fight

Of all the issues at stake as President Donald Trump and Democrats wrangle over his prized border wall, the latest snag is whether bargaining over the proposal should come before or after shuttered government...

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 10:23 PM EST

Shutdown Relief: Easing the Burden

Shutdown Relief: Easing the Burden

As the government shutdown drags on, companies, restaurants and service providers across the country are coming up with ways to help the estimated 800,000 Americans not getting paid. NBC's Dan Scheneman...

Thursday, Jan 17, 2019 at 05:11 PM EST

Trump Says US Will Develop Space-Based Missile Defense

Trump Says US Will Develop Space-Based Missile Defense

Moving to protect the U.S. from advanced missile threats from China and Russia, President Donald Trump on Thursday laid out plans for a new array of space-based sensors and other high-tech systems designed to...

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 10:33 PM EST

Furloughed Workers Turn to Odd Jobs, Gig Economy

Furloughed Workers Turn to Odd Jobs, Gig Economy

When the nation’s capital was hit by almost a foot of snow this past weekend, Nick Elger saw a chance to make a buck. Elger, 28, usually spends his days working for the Environmental Protection Agency, but he’s...

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 07:30 PM EST

Government Shutdown’s Impact on Air Traffic Control and Immigration

Government Shutdown’s Impact on Air Traffic Control and Immigration

President Trump signed a bill that guarantees all federal employees will get their pay back once the government shutdown is over. The shutdown is having a far more reaching affect than you may even realize...

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 06:12 PM EST

Local Federal Workers Search for New Jobs Amid Shutdown

Local Federal Workers Search for New Jobs Amid Shutdown

As the government shutdown continues, local federal workers are searching for new jobs. Local non-profit Resources for Human Development is stepping up to help them find jobs during this crucial time.

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 07:16 PM EST

GSA Ignored Emoluments in Approving Trump Hotel Lease

GSA Ignored Emoluments in Approving Trump Hotel Lease

The General Services Administration improperly "ignored" the U.S. Constitution's emoluments provision outlawing foreign gifts when it green-lit President Donald Trump's management of his Washington, D.C., hotel...

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 01:30 PM EST

Puffing on Jersey Shore Beaches Goes Up in Smoke

Puffing on Jersey Shore Beaches Goes Up in Smoke

A ban on smoking at public beaches and parks in New Jersey took effect Wednesday.

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 10:41 AM EST

Karen Pence to Teach at School That Bans LGBTQ Employees, Students

Karen Pence to Teach at School That Bans LGBTQ Employees, Students

Karen Pence, the wife of Vice President Mike Pence, said Tuesday she would return to teaching art at a northern Virginia elementary school that explicitly bars its employees from engaging in or condoning...

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