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A file image from the government shutdown in 2013. If the government shuts down in the coming days, the Trump administration plans to keep many national parks and monuments open. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)

Trump invites Democratic leader Schumer to White House for last-minute shutdown talks

By Lisa Mascaro | Tribune Washington Bureau
January 19, 2018
U.S. President Donald J. Trump arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 to speak to the House Republican Conference. (Chris Kleponis/CNP/Zuma Press/TNS)

House passes its tax plan as Senate version comes under new attack

By Lisa Mascaro and Jim Puzzanghera | Tribune Washington Bureau
November 16, 2017
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, left, and State Senate candidate Shelia Simon laugh during a Simon campaign stop at Morris Library in Carbondale. (Ryan Michalesko | @photosbylesko)

Durbin: Trump ‘sabotaging’ ACA, bipartisanship needed

By Paul Swiech | The Pantagraph
August 17, 2017
Sen. Dick Durbin answers a question Friday, April 21, 2017, during a town hall meeting in the university's Lesar Law Building. About 140 people came to hear the senator discuss national, regional and state issues. (Bill Lukitsch | @lukitsbill)

Sen. Durbin holds town hall at Lesar Law Building

By Bill Lukitsch
April 21, 2017
Protesters gathered at the office of Republican Rep. Mike Bost on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017,  to demand he support the Affordable Care Act. Bost twice voted to repeal the act while former President Barack Obama was in office and has said he supports an alternative approach to providing health care for Americans. (Bill Lukitsch | @lukitsbill)

Does GOP’s stumble open a new path to universal health care?

By Andrew Breiner | CQ-Roll Call
April 6, 2017
U.S. President Donald J. Trump walks back to the Oval Office as he returns to the White House on March 2, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Trump White House sends mixed signals on House health bill

By John T. Bennett | CQ-Roll Call
March 7, 2017
Watercolor illustration of the women's symbol (Abbey La Tour | @LaTourAbbey)

Advocates fear women would lose care if ACA is repealed

By Michelle Merlin | The Morning Call
March 6, 2017
U.S. President Donald J. Trump delivers his first address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 at the Capitol in Washington, D.C.

In red and blue America, they watched same speech but heard different things

By Mark Z. Barabak and David Montero | Los Angeles Times
March 1, 2017
Protesters gathered at the office of Republican Rep. Mike Bost on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017,  to demand he support the Affordable Care Act. Bost twice voted to repeal the act while former President Barack Obama was in office and has said he supports an alternative approach to providing health care for Americans. (Bill Lukitsch | @lukitsbill)

Protesters demand Rep. Bost defend Affordable Care Act

By Bill Lukitsch
February 22, 2017
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