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Congress Needs Last-Minute Deal To Avoid Government Shutdown

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With Hours Left, Congress Still Trying To Reach An Agreement To Fund The Government

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Where Each Party Stands As Government Shutdown Looms

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White House Says It Doesn't Want A Government Shutdown, But Will Congress Reach A Deal?

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Sen. Cory Gardner Discusses Likelihood Of Government Shutdown

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Teacher Loraine Wilson, top right, helps bundle up pre-kindergarten students as they wait to be picked up at the end of a school day at Lakewood Elementary School in Baltimore on Jan. 9. The day before, Lakewood students were sent back home just after arriving when pipes burst in the school. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Congressional Lawmakers Running Up Against Deadline To Keep Government Funded

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Sen. Tim Kaine On Why He Opposes Stopgap Funding Mechanism For Government

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Trump Says His Commitment To Border Wall Is Rock Solid

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Trump Voters In Pennsylvania Say They Are Pleased With Presidency So Far

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How Trump's Inauguration Speech Compares To His First Year In Office

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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., answers questions Thursday on the possibility of a government shutdown. After receiving assurances from Ryan, a key group of conservative House Republicans said they would support a short-term-funding bill. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Americans give President Trump relatively positive marks on his handling of ISIS and the state of the economy. Olivier Douliery/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Majority Of Americans See Trump's First Year As A Failure

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President Trump, with House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn og Texas, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, speaks to reporters after a recent retreat where GOP leaders made plans for 2018. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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How U.S. Foreign Policy Has Changed In Trump's First Year In Office

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An NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds special counsel Robert Mueller is largely unknown to the public, which puts him in a precarious position. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Americans generally have little confidence in the institutions that control the U.S. Brittany Mayes/NPR hide caption

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Here's Just How Little Confidence Americans Have In Political Institutions

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Newt Gingrich, then speaker of the House in 1994, holds up a copy of the Republican Party's "Contract with America." Joshua Roberts/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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After False Alarm, A Look At How Hawaii's Emergency Alert System Is Supposed To Work

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Washington, D.C., attorney Jeffrey Lovitky has taken it upon himself to sue President Trump. Peter Overby/NPR hide caption

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For 1 Attorney, A Lonely Legal Fight To Make Trump Comply With Rules

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In the Philippines, an advertisement for Manila's Trump Tower, featuring Ivanka Trump. Jay Directo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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After A Year In Office, Questions About Trump's Foreign Deals Go On. And On

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