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Government shutdown becomes longest in U.S. history

7 days ago   |   By NBC News

“We're talking about $5.7 billion for a wall, but the costs that are inflicted on the economy are orders of magnitude beyond that $5.7 billion,” one expert warned.
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Week In Politics: Longest Government Shutdown In U.S. History

7 days ago   |   By NPR

The longest partial government shutdown in U.S. history continues to dominate the news out of the nation's capital. But the Mueller investigation also looms over Washington, D.C.
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George W. Bush Calls For End To Shutdown With Pizza Delivery

George W. Bush Calls For End To Shutdown With Pizza Delivery

“It's time for leaders on both sides to put politics aside," the former president said. Read more ...

Trump Offers Temporary Immigrant Protections For $5.7 Billion In Wall Money

Trump Offers Temporary Immigrant Protections For $5.7 Billion In Wall Money

The partial government shutdown has gone on weeks, and President Trump is offering a way out. But Democrats say the president's offer is a nonstarter and any deal needs to open... Read more ...

What Mueller's extraordinarily unprecedented move to dispute BuzzFeed's...

What Mueller's extraordinarily unprecedented move to dispute BuzzFeed's story on the record tells us

Experts are flummoxed by a statement the special counsel Robert Mueller put out disputing a BuzzFeed News report that indicated President Donald Trump told Michael Cohen to lie... Read more ...

Democrats: This New Report on Trump One of the Worst Yet

Democrats: This New Report on Trump One of the Worst Yet

Michael Cohen has admitted that he lied to Congress about Donald Trump's ambition to build a tower in Russia. But a new report from BuzzFeed adds a wrinkle that has bombshell... Read more ...

White House Spokesman Refuses To Deny That Trump Directed Michael Cohen To Lie

White House Spokesman Refuses To Deny That Trump Directed Michael Cohen To Lie

Hogan Gidley told Fox News that the president's former personal attorney is a liar, but dodged when repeatedly pressed on the truth of the allegation. Read more ...

Trump Told Michael Cohen To Lie About Trump Tower Moscow: Report

Trump Told Michael Cohen To Lie About Trump Tower Moscow: Report

Trump's former attorney was sentenced to three years after pleading guilty to lying to Congress about his contacts with Russia for a Trump Tower. Read more ...

Bruins cash in late for the win

Bruins cash in late for the win

After losing their previous two games, the Bruins were looking for standings points against the St. Louis Blues on Thursday at the Garden, not style points. And they got what... Read more ...

Trump Cancels White House Trip To Davos, Citing Government Shutdown

Trump Cancels White House Trip To Davos, Citing Government Shutdown

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was expected to lead the delegation to the World Economic Forum on Jan. 22. Read more ...

Vice President Says Outrage Over Wife Karen Pence's Discriminatory School Is...

Vice President Says Outrage Over Wife Karen Pence's Discriminatory School Is ‘Offensive'

Mike Pence's wife took a job teaching art at a school that bans LGBTQ families and individuals, HuffPost first reported Tuesday. Read more ...

NHL notes: Cehlarik could be the key for Bruins

NHL notes: Cehlarik could be the key for Bruins

Peter Cehlarik was toiling down in Providence in relative anonymity just a week ago. Now - as the players scatter for their vacation week - the tall, brawny Slovakian just... Read more ...