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Here's how a government shutdown could affect you

Willard/iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- So the government shut down at 12:01 a.m. EST on Saturday after lawmakers unsuccessfully brokered a plan to continue government funding into next week. But how ...

Government shutdown begins

ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The federal government has officially shut down on the one-year anniversary that Donald Trump was sworn in as president.Senators remained huddled on the chamber floor ...

As shutdown looms, hundreds of key agency posts are still vacant under Trump

ABCNews.com (WASHINGTON) -- As a candidate, Donald Trump would often pitch himself to voters by citing his experience managing a vast business empire — saying he hires only “the ...

DOJ files intent to retry corruption case against NJ Senator Bob Menendez

Drew Angerer/Getty Images (NEWARK, N.J.) -- The Department of Justice on Friday filed a motion of intent to retry the corruption case against U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., after ...

Trump shares support for 'March for Life' attendees in speech from afar

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) --  President Donald Trump expressed his support for the pro-life "March for Life" in a speech from the White House Friday, applauding what he called an "incredible ...

Americans more likely to blame Trump, Republicans if government shuts down: Poll

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- A new ABC News/Washington Post poll finds substantially greater Republican risk in a government shutdown, with Americans by a 20-point margin saying they’re more likely to ...

Trump ends first year without hosting any State Dinners

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- Pageantry and politics mix at the White House at those most festive of evenings when the president rolls out the red carpet to host a foreign ...

House passes stopgap spending bill, Senate fate uncertain

Credit: Architect of the Capitol (WASHINGTON) -- The House a cleared a must-pass bill Thursday night to fund the government through Feb. 16, sending the measure to the Senate ...

Nancy Pelosi will 'werk' as a guest judge on 'RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars'

Gabriel Olsen/FilmMagic (NEW YORK) -- Nancy Pelosi is being put to "werk." The House Democratic Leader is a guest judge on the drag queen competition show "RuPaul's Drag Race ...

Service members punished for bringing women back to Panama hotel during Pence trip

Sara D. Davis/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Four U.S. service members who were removed from Vice President Mike Pence's communications team after bringing women back to their Panama hotel rooms ...

Justice Department asks Supreme Court to allow administration to end DACA

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department on Thursday night asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) case and resolve the dispute this ...

Bannon tells Congress he called Trump Tower meeting 'unpatriotic': Sources

Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon told congressional investigators that the controversial June 2016 Trump Tower meeting between Trump campaign officials ...

House Intel committee has released a transcript from their interview with Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson

Credit: Architect of the Capitol (WASHINGTON) -- The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence publicly released the committee transcript from their seven-hour interview with Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson ...

Trump touts Pennsylvania GOP candidate Saccone as a 'great guy' as special election looms

ABC News (CORAOPOLIS, Pa.) -- In a sign that he is eager to involve himself in the coming 2018 midterm elections, President Donald Trump spoke Thursday in southwestern Pennsylvania ...

Trump businesses see ups and downs a year into the presidency

ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- With his first year in office coming to a close, President Donald Trump recently asked a rally crowd in Pensacola, Florida to consider what he ...

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