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December 22, 2018
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is shown in the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington on February 13, 2018. Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
Shutdown set to stretch until at least Thursday as Senate adjourns with no budget deal
December 22, 2018 - 12:29pm
How Republicans caved in their $867 billion farm bill
December 22, 2018 - 9:25am
December 21, 2018
Visitors stand outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on Feb. 27, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Ron Antonelli.
Supreme Court denies Trump administration request to immediately enforce new asylum rules
December 21, 2018 - 5:57pm
December 20, 2018
Dustin Rigsby holds the electronic debit card he uses to buy food, his benefits from what is officially called the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, in his living room in Dyersburg, Tenn.  (Luke Sharrett/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump administration aims to toughen work requirements for food stamps recipients
December 20, 2018 - 9:41am
December 10, 2018
President Donald Trump speaks during a conference with state and local military veterans leaders at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, Nov. 15, 2018. (Al Drago/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Trump administration presses court to allow military to restrict transgender troops
December 10, 2018 - 3:42pm
Smokestacks and cooling towers emit smoke and water vapor at the RWE AG owned coal-fired power station Neurath near Bergheim, Germany. Bloomberg photo by Wolfgang von Brauchitsch
Trump administration resists global climate efforts at home, overseas
December 10, 2018 - 8:54am
President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before departing the White House in Washington, Dec. 7, 2018. Trump on Friday said he intended to nominate William Barr, who served as attorney general during the first Bush administration from 1991 to 1993, to return as head of the Justice Department. Trump also announced that Heather Nauert, the chief State Department spokeswoman, is his pick to be the next ambassador to the United Nations. (Samuel Corum/Copyright 2018/The New York Times)
Trump administration halts study that was using fetal tissue to find 'cure for HIV'
December 10, 2018 - 8:42am
November 26, 2018
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers stand guard on the U.S. side of the border along the U.S. and Mexico border in Tijuana, Mexico, on Sunday. Bloomberg photo by Tomas Ayuso
More clashes, shutdowns expected at border
November 26, 2018 - 9:23pm
Mothers talk with each other after getting a number to apply for asylum, in Tijuana, Mexico, by the entrance to the border with the United States, Nov. 17, 2018. As many as 10,000 Central Americans may reach Tijuana in the coming weeks. As the city scrambles to provide for them, a shelter has taken on the qualities of an overwhelmed refugee camp. (Mauricio Lima/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
'These children are barefoot. In diapers. Choking on tear gas.'
November 26, 2018 - 9:48am
November 25, 2018
A group of men who crossed the U.S. border illegally and tried to run from Border Patrol agents are detained in Mission, Texas, on August 15, 2018. Washington Post photo by Carolyn Van Houten
Deal with Mexico paves way for asylum overhaul
November 25, 2018 - 9:09am
November 20, 2018
Undocumented migrants wait for asylum hearings outside the U.S. port of entry in Tijuana, Mexico, June 19, 2018. Speaking in Washington on Tuesday, President Donald Trump ridiculed what he called a total lack of border security, falsely blaming Democrats for separating families and dismissing as “crazy” Republican proposals to hire thousands of new immigration judges. (Sandy Huffaker/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Federal judge blocks asylum ban for migrants who enter illegally from Mexico
November 20, 2018 - 11:37am
November 17, 2018
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos during a tour of Ashland Elementary School in Manassas, Va., in April. Photo for The Washington Post by Sarah L. Voisin
DeVos rewrites rules for handling sexual assault
November 17, 2018 - 1:27pm
November 16, 2018
CNN reporter Jim Acosta waits for the microphone at a news conference with President Donald Trump about the results of the midterm elections, at the White House in Washington, Nov. 7, 2018. CNN sued the Trump administration on Nov. 13 in an effort to reinstate the press credentials of Acosta, escalating a dispute that has highlighted the increasingly tense dynamic between Trump and the news media. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Judge hands CNN victory in its bid to restore Jim Acosta's White House press pass
November 16, 2018 - 4:32pm
November 15, 2018
President Trump, center, speaks in the Oval Office on Thursday. He told reporters that the White House is looking "very strongly" at Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance and reiterated his opposition to punishing Saudi Arabia by blocking arms sales. "There are other things we can do," he said. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
US sanctions 17 Saudis allegedly involved in killing of journalist Khashoggi
November 15, 2018 - 2:14pm
November 13, 2018
President Donald Trump with Kirstjen Nielsen, the Homeland Security secretary, at the White House in Washington, Oct. 10, 2018. Hurricane Michael was about to make landfall in the Florida Panhandle. (Sarah Silbiger/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Trump is preparing to remove Kirstjen Nielsen as Homeland Security secretary, aides say
November 13, 2018 - 7:50am