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Senators strike a deal re-opening government after 69 hours

SENATORS STRIKE A DEAL RE-OPENING GOVERNMENT AFTER 69 HOURS

WASHINGTON - Hundreds of thousands of federal workers are expected to return to work now that Congress has agreed on temporary funding...

​​Senate votes to end government shutdown; House follows

​​SENATE VOTES TO END GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN; HOUSE FOLLOWS

Democrats have yielded and ended their delaying tactics against a bill financing federal agencies through Feb. 8.

 
 
 
Trump's Weekend Shutdown Pix: The Medium is the Mess

TRUMP'S WEEKEND SHUTDOWN PIX: THE MEDIUM IS THE MESS

There has been oh, so much buzz about the White House's photo press release pushed out over the weekend. As you know, the government...

Shutdown ending: Senate voting to unblock temporary funding fix

SHUTDOWN ENDING: SENATE VOTING TO UNBLOCK TEMPORARY FUNDING FIX

Three days into a government shutdown, the Senate is voting to clear the path for funding US institutions through February 8. Democrats...

 
 
 
Senate Dems relent, vote to end shutdown; House to follow

SENATE DEMS RELENT, VOTE TO END SHUTDOWN; HOUSE TO FOLLOW

WASHINGTON - Congress sped toward reopening the government Monday as Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations,...

Trump won by standing on the sidelines during the shutdown - but it could be short-lived

TRUMP WON BY STANDING ON THE SIDELINES DURING THE SHUTDOWN - BUT IT COULD BE SHORT-LIVED

Mark Wilson/Getty Images Both Republicans and Democrats are saying the agreement to end the government shutdown is a good deal for...

 
 
 
'I'm leaving the Democratic Party today': Democrats are infuriated by their own party's deal with the GOP to reopen the government

'I'M LEAVING THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY TODAY': DEMOCRATS ARE INFURIATED BY THEIR OWN PARTY'S DEAL WITH THE GOP TO REOPEN THE GOVERNMENT

Thomson Reuters Many Democrats are furious with members of their own party for agreeing to a Senate deal with the GOP to reopen the...

End to government shutdown in sight as Dems halt filibuster

END TO GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN IN SIGHT AS DEMS HALT FILIBUSTER

Congress sped toward reopening the government Monday, as Senate Democrats dropped their objections to a temporary funding bill in return...

 
 
 
Senate Democrats' deal with McConnell to end the shutdown could be dead on arrival in the House

SENATE DEMOCRATS' DEAL WITH MCCONNELL TO END THE SHUTDOWN COULD BE DEAD ON ARRIVAL IN THE HOUSE

Alex Wong/Getty Images Senate Democrats secured a commitment from Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to take up a bipartisan immigration...

Shutdown end in sight as senators announce agreement

SHUTDOWN END IN SIGHT AS SENATORS ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT

WASHINGTON - Democrats lined up behind a plan to reopen the federal government Monday as the Senate began a key vote.

 
 
 
WE'VE GOT A DEAL: Government shutdown looks set to end as Democrats surrender

WE'VE GOT A DEAL: GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN LOOKS SET TO END AS DEMOCRATS SURRENDER

The Senate is set to clear a procedural hurdle and allow a funding bill to reopen the government to move forward. The deal was reached...

SEQUANIX: A DYNAMIC GRAPHICAL INTERFACE FOR SNAKEMAKE WORKFLOWS

AbstractSummaryWe designed a PyQt graphical user interface - Sequanix - aimed at democratizing the use of Snakemake pipelines in the...

 
 
 
Shutdown continues into workweek, as Senate talks drag on

SHUTDOWN CONTINUES INTO WORKWEEK, AS SENATE TALKS DRAG ON

WASHINGTON - The government shutdown will extend into the workweek as the Senate appeared to inch closer to ending a partisan stalemate...

White House voicemail blames Democrats for shutdown

WHITE HOUSE VOICEMAIL BLAMES DEMOCRATS FOR SHUTDOWN

The White House ​on Saturday ​changed the ​voicemail on its comments line ​to make sure callers knew who to blame for the government...

 
 
 
Germany's Social Democrats Party Votes For Formal Coalition Talks With Merkel

GERMANY'S SOCIAL DEMOCRATS PARTY VOTES FOR FORMAL COALITION TALKS WITH MERKEL

It's a vital step to ending a nearly four-month long political crisis in Germany after last September's elections failed to give any...

Democratic senator calls Trump 'Cadet Bone Spurs' during fiery speech on the shutdown's impact on the military

DEMOCRATIC SENATOR CALLS TRUMP 'CADET BONE SPURS' DURING FIERY SPEECH ON THE SHUTDOWN'S IMPACT ON THE MILITARY

Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images The federal government is currently in a partial shutdown. As part of the shutdown, the military does...

 
 
 
Federal shutdown enters Day 2 amid blame game on both sides

FEDERAL SHUTDOWN ENTERS DAY 2 AMID BLAME GAME ON BOTH SIDES

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's budget director is holding out hope that feuding Democrats and Republicans in Congress can reach...

The Latest: German Social Dems vote to enter coalition talks

THE LATEST: GERMAN SOCIAL DEMS VOTE TO ENTER COALITION TALKS

BERLIN - The Latest on efforts to create a new coalition government in Germany : 4:30 p.m. Germany's Social Democrats have voted to...

 
 
 
German Social Democrats debate coalition talks with Merkel

GERMAN SOCIAL DEMOCRATS DEBATE COALITION TALKS WITH MERKEL

BERLIN - Germany's center-left Social Democrats are debating whether to enter coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives,...

Trump campaign ad says Democrats are 'complicit in every murder committed by illegal immigrants'

TRUMP CAMPAIGN AD SAYS DEMOCRATS ARE 'COMPLICIT IN EVERY MURDER COMMITTED BY ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS'

The Trump campaign released an ad Saturday announcing its intention to blame Democrats for murders committed by unauthorized immigrants. The...