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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
House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., at a mock swearing-in ceremony in the U.S. Capitol on Monday, Nov. 14, 2016. Ryan swore in three new members of Congress, James Comer, R-Ky., Colleen Hanabusa, D-Hawaii, and Dwight Evans, D-Pa. (Bill Clark/Congressional Quarterly/Newscom/Zuma Press/TNS)

Roy Moore should end Senate campaign, House Speaker Paul Ryan says

By Paul Gattis | Alabama Media Group, Birmingham
November 14, 2017
Then President-elect Donald Trump looks on in the Oval Office of the White House on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 during a meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama in their first public step toward a transition of power in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Donald Trump: ‘Working on’ DACA, wall ‘will come later’

By Emily Ngo | Newsday
September 14, 2017
House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., at a mock swearing-in ceremony in the U.S. Capitol on Monday, Nov. 14, 2016. Ryan swore in three new members of Congress, James Comer, R-Ky., Colleen Hanabusa, D-Hawaii, and Dwight Evans, D-Pa. (Bill Clark/Congressional Quarterly/Newscom/Zuma Press/TNS)

House approves $7.85B in emergency Harvey aid

By Tom Brune | Newsday
September 6, 2017
Hours before Tuesday's deadline, Congress and the White House had yet to begin serious negotiations over next year's budget, threatening a government shutdown that could delay Social Security payments, shutter national parks, museums and monuments and furlough hundreds of thousands of employees, Sept. 30, 2013. The Senate flatly rejected a House of Representatives proposal to keep the government funded through Dec. 15 but delay implementation of the contentious federal health care law. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)

Government funding and medical research to dominate lame-duck session

By Bridget Bowman | CQ-Roll Call
October 7, 2016

In Illinois Senate race, a battle over who has better gay rights record

By Curtis Tate, McClatchy Washington Bureau
March 30, 2016
Senate won't consider Supreme Court nomination even after election, McConnell says

Senate won’t consider Supreme Court nomination even after election, McConnell says

By Joseph Tanfani, Tribune Washington Bureau
March 21, 2016
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