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Republicans’ no-win choice: Dreamers or defense

President Donald Trump and Republican leaders are being forced to choose between two prized conservative priorities as they try to head off a government shutdown: ...

Republicans lack votes to prevent a shutdown

House Republicans are short of the votes they need to avoid a government shutdown, but Speaker Paul Ryan and GOP leaders remain confident they will ...

GOP reels after ‘electric shock’ defeat

Gov. Scott Walker called the results a “wake-up call for Republicans in Wisconsin.” But the alarm has been sounding for the past year — long ...

House Republicans seethe at tight-lipped Bannon

Republican lawmakers fumed at Steve Bannon on Wednesday, and some threatened to hold the former Trump White House strategist in contempt of Congress a day ...

Trump’s on-and-off relationship with Graham hits the skids

Lindsey Graham and Donald Trump were daily phone partners in the throes of the Obamacare repeal debate. But now — in a similarly heated legislative ...

White House official: Trump immigration views have evolved

WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House chief of staff says President Donald Trump’s views on immigration are evolving – giving some people hope for a ...

College student in US illegally free after weeks in custody

SAN DIEGO (AP) – A University of California, Berkeley student has been released after nearly three weeks in an immigration facility near the U.S.-Mexico border. ...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's torrent of warped truths

WASHINGTON (AP) – For all his errant swings at the facts, President Donald Trump sometimes gets it just right. “There’s been no first year like ...

Kirstjen Nielsen: Democrats insult Border Patrol with focus on 'shhhhole' comment

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Wednesday that the continued focus on President Trump’s harsh comments at a meeting last week are doing a disservice ...

Haitians face hurdles after protected status renewal delays

BOSTON (AP) – Thousands of Haitian immigrants living in the U.S. legally will face employment and travel hurdles because President Donald Trump’s administration delayed the ...

Trump’s revenge on California: The Census

LOS ANGELES — Fear is rising among Democrats over the prospect that President Donald Trump’s hard line on immigration might ultimately cost California a seat ...

How China Infiltrated U.S. Classrooms

Last year, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte made an announcement to great fanfare: The university would soon open a branch of the Confucius ...

House Republicans coalesce behind plan to avert shutdown

House Republicans on Tuesday night appeared to coalesce around a short-term funding bill to avert a government shutdown Friday — even as conservatives threatened to ...

Lawmakers vow to force answers from Bannon in Russia probe after he defies subpoena

Lawmakers investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election vowed Tuesday to force answers from Steve Bannon after the former senior strategist to President Donald Trump ...

Former CIA officer arrested on Espionage Act charge

A former Central Intelligence Agency officer long suspected of helping China neutralize U.S. spying operations on its soil has been arrested on a charge that ...

GOP still struggling with Trump's remarks on Africa

WASHINGTON (AP) – Republicans struggled to get their stories straight Tuesday as President Donald Trump’s Homeland Security secretary became the latest GOP official to offer ...

Lawmakers: Gov. Greitens' affair distracts from tax effort

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri lawmakers say Republican Gov. Eric Greitens’ admission that he had an extramarital affair is distracting from legislative efforts to ...

Capitol Hill foreign policy panels facing big changes

Big changes are coming for Capitol Hill’s two most influential foreign policy bodies — even if the Republicans retain their House and Senate majorities during ...

'Mama warrior' in Miami aids children of deported migrants

MIAMI (AP) – The 29-year-old Mexican farmworker was stressed and afraid. Her husband had just been detained by immigration authorities as he left a South ...

The Latest: ICE says Detroit man's deportation was justified

DETROIT (AP) – The Latest on Detroit man deported to Mexico after living in the U.S. for nearly 30 years (all times local): 9:40 p.m. ...

The Full Transcript: Ben Rhodes and Samantha Power

Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here. Susan Glasser: So, this is Susan Glasser, and welcome back to ...

How Does Obama’s Foreign Policy Look a Year Into Trump?

Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here. A few months before President Barack Obama wrapped up his tenure ...

Is the GOP tax law already working?

The ink was barely dry on the $1.5 trillion tax cut Congress passed last month when President Donald Trump began crowing about its successes. Last ...

The Democrat Trumpworld fears most

In early December, as President Donald Trump’s approval rating reached a new low of 32 percent, the commander-in-chief was rating the 2020 Democratic field from ...

Ryan squeezed by conservatives on DACA vote

For weeks, House Speaker Paul Ryan has said any deal to shield 700,000 young undocumented people from deportation must be bipartisan. His GOP conference, however, ...

Effort to pass crime victims' law to be announced in state

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) – Republican Gov. Chris Sununu, lawmakers, police and crime victims are holding a news conference about strengthening and updating New Hampshire’s rights ...

AP News Guide: Big decisions await Congress on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) – Before a potential government shutdown at midnight Friday night, a host of leftover Washington business is bottled up in Congress, waiting on ...

John Kasich hints at Donald Trump challenge in 2020

From his perch in the Ohio governor’s mansion, Republican John Kasich is keeping a keen eye on President Trump’s every move and showing a willingness ...

Steve Bannon, Corey Lewandowski to face Hill panel on Russia

The House Intelligence Committee this week will explore one of the Russian election meddling saga’s most burning questions when it interviews former Trump strategists Steve ...

Donald Trump blames Democrats for shutdown showdown

PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Trump laid the groundwork Monday to blame Democrats if the government careens into a partial shutdown at the end of this ...

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