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Shutdown looms as Republicans seek short-term spending deal for government

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Lawmakers clashed over immigration Tuesday, and a top House Democrat refused to guarantee Democratic votes to keep the government open, ratcheting up chances for a shutdown at week's end.
"We don't want to shut down the government, we never want to," House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., told...


Spanish PM threatens to extend direct rule over Catalonia

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January 17, 2018 5:00 AM
BARCELONA • Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy of Spain has threatened to prolong his government's direct rule over Catalonia, if separatist lawmakers try to allow Mr Carles Puigdemont to run the region from exile.


Lawmakers grill DHS chief on immigration deal and Trump's 'shithole' remarks

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Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee questioned Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen at length on Jan. 16, about President Trump's "shithole countries" remarks and immigration deal negotiations.

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Trump blames Democrats for looming government shutdown

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Prospects for a funding deal have been complicated by ongoing negotiations between the White House and Democratic lawmakers over an agreement on DACA.

Homeland Security chief: Deporting 'Dreamers' not top priority

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Deporting immigrants who came to the United States illegally as children will not be a top federal law enforcement priority even if lawmakers do not pass a program to protect them, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security chief said in an interview aired on Tuesday.

Steve Bannon arrives on Capitol Hill to meet with House investigators

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He is expected to meet with lawmakers behind closed doors.


Do lawmakers respond to immigrants' requests? The answer depends on ethnicity and race.

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If your name seems white, go to the front of the line.

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Exclusive: U.S. lawmakers urge AT&T to cut commercial ties with Huawei - sources

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U.S. lawmakers are urging AT&T Inc, the No. 2 wireless carrier, to cut all commercial ties to Chinese phone maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] and oppose plans by telecom operator China Mobile Ltd to enter the U.S. market because of national security concerns, said two congressional aides.


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