Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks during a news conference on Saturday, arguing that the shutdown is mainly President Trump's fault. Republicans say Democrats manufactured the crisis over immigration.
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Democrat Ralph Northam celebrates his election as governor of Virginia on Nov. 7. Members of both parties are wondering what that race and other recent success for Democrats will mean for the 2018 midterms.
Ryan Clayton of Americans Take Action is corralled by police after he threw Russian flags at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Trump as they arrived for the Republican Senate Policy Luncheon at the Capitol.
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Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn. (center), talks to reporters on Capitol Hill. He decided Tuesday not to seek a third term. Corker is the first Senate retirement of the 2018 election cycle.