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As House Democrats Reject Trump Proposal, Senate GOP Embraces It

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Trump Extends Offer To End Shutdown, Extend DACA; Democrats Say 'No Deal'

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This Week, The State Of Our Union Was Retaliatory

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a speech Thursday to the new Congress that Democrats want "to lower health care costs and prescription drug prices and protect people with pre-existing medical conditions." Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Democrats' Health Care Ambitions Meet The Reality Of Divided Government

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President Trump, with (from left) Vice President Pence, House Minority Whip Steve Scalise and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, addresses reporters in the Rose Garden of the White House about the government shutdown on Friday. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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With a partial government shutdown on the horizon, President Trump and Democratic leaders had a heated exchange over border security and wall funding in front of reporters. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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In Fight With 'Chuck And Nancy,' Trump Says He'd Be 'Proud' To Shut Down Government

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Former Texas GOP Rep. Blake Farenthold has denied allegations from a former aide that he sexually harassed her, but he used taxpayer funds to settle a claim. Congress is working to change the current system and make lawmakers personally liable. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Time Is Running Short For Congress' Sexual Harassment Bill

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Democrat Dan McCready (left) and Republican Mark Harris are the candidates at the center of a contested race to represent North Carolina's 9th Congressional District. The state is investigating claims that a GOP operative may have manipulated ballots. Chuck Burton/AP hide caption

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The lame-duck session of Congress will extend into late December now that bipartisan negotiators have passed a short-term extension of government funding. They have until Dec. 21 to finalize a spending deal. J. David Ake/AP hide caption

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House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi of California has been chosen by her party to be speaker of the House come January. The final vote on speakership is on Jan. 3. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., arrives for a news conference earlier this month. Many Democrats who distanced themselves from Pelosi in the midterms are coming around to voting for her for speaker again. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Pelosi Knows How To Win — But Will She Win The House Speakership Again?

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