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U.S government shutdown ends after Congress passes funding bill

TheUnitedStates’secondshutdowninthreeweeksendedonFriday,afterthepresidentsignedanearly$400bnfundingbillthatnarrowlypassedCongressonlyafewhoursbefore.Fundingfort

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US: Obama-backed committee targeting races in 11 states

ADemocraticgroupbackedbyformerPresidentBarackObamasaidthisweekitplanstoinvestmillionsofdollarsinstate-levelelectionsin11statesthisyear,withitsheaviestfocusonOhi

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US shutdown extended as crunch vote delayed

USlawmakersfailedtoreachanagreementSundayonendingagovernmentshutdownbeforethestartoftheworkingweekastheypostponedacrunchvoteintheSenatedespitemarathonnegotiatio

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Democrats are just one vote shy of restoring net neutrality

SenateminorityleaderChuckSchumernowsaysDemocratsintheSenateareasinglevoteawayfromrestoringnetneutrality.AccordingtothesenatorfromNewYork,theynowhaveatotalof50vo

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Opinion: Triple loss for Trump in Alabama Senate race?

InthespecialelectioninAlabamaonDecember12,DemocratDougJonesdefeatedRepublicanRoyMooreandgainedtheSenateseat,defyingthe25-yearhistoryoftheredstatecontrolledbythe

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Triple loss for Trump in Alabama Senate race?

InthespecialelectioninAlabamaonDecember12,DemocratDougJonesdefeatedRepublicanRoyMooreandgainedtheSenateseat,defyingthe25-yearhistoryoftheredstatecontrolledbythe

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High Stakes Poker in Washington

Moneyandpowerhaveawayofalwaysbeingtogether.Themid-nightpassageoftheSenate’sversionofthetaxreformbillseemstoconfirmthis.EconomicImpactEconomically,thebillspassed

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