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Senate Leaders Poised To Battle Over House-Approved Spending Bill

Senate leaders have already clashed over a proposed defense budget, among other bills.


2:00An oil pump in a field.
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How America Reached The Edge Of Energy Independence

3:36A hearing regarding D.C. statehood took place on Capitol Hill Thursday.

House Holds The First D.C. Statehood Hearing In 26 Years

0:58U.S. Capitol Building

House Passes Short-Term Spending Bill

0:53Donald Trump
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Trump Files Lawsuit To Block Subpoena For His Tax Returns

1:05People hold handguns at a trade show
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Report: Gun Violence Costs The U.S. $229 Billion Per Year

1:26President Trump in the Oval Office
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Trade Coalition Pushes Congress To Hold President In Check

1:53San Francisco skyline
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Trump Administration To Slap San Francisco With EPA Violation

1:38Workers construct part of a barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border
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Interior Dept. Transferring Public Land For Border Wall Construction

0:59Rep. Joe Kennedy III
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Reports: Rep. Joe Kennedy Set To Announce Senate Run

0:48Sen. Bernie Sanders
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Sanders Releases Plan To End Homelessness And Boost Housing

3:00Central American asylum seekers wait as U.S. Border Patrol agents take them into custody.
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OIG: Separated Migrant Kids Show Signs Of Post-Traumatic Stress, Fear

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Legislation Aims To Increase Abortion Access On College Campuses

1:32California traffic
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Trump Revokes California's Ability To Set Its Own Emissions Standards

1:36Hong Kong's pro-democracy leaders testify before U.S. Congress
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Hong Kong Protest Leaders Urge U.S. To Put Pressure On China

0:51Migrants cross a border
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U.N. Data Shows Number Of Global Migrants Has Spiked

2:16Protesters demonstrate at U.S. Border Patrol facility where lawyers say detained migrant children were unbathed and hungry.
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Separated Migrant Children Could Face Long Term Mental Health Issues

1:00U.S. Border Patrol agents render medical aid to migrants traveling with a group that crossed the border illegally
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Migrant Mothers And Children Sue Over U.S. Asylum Restrictions

0:35Robert O'Brien
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President Trump Taps Robert O'Brien For National Security Adviser

1:01An ultrasound machine sits next to an exam table.
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U.S. Abortion Rate Drops To Its Lowest Level Since Roe v. Wade


Study Finds 1 In 16 U.S. Women's First Sexual Experience Is Rape

2:44Corey Lewandowski
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Corey Lewandowski Testifies Before House Judiciary Committee

2:22Likud Party members
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Israeli PM Netanyahu's Ties To Trump May Not Win Him Reelection

3:22GM workers on strike in Flint, Michigan.
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Walkout Of GM Workers Offers A Test For Unions, Manufacturing Sector

1:35Elaine Chao
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House Panel Launches Investigation Into Transportation Secretary

2:33People voting.
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Why Do Low-Polling Presidential Candidates Stay In The Race?

0:46Iranian flag
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Iran Says It's Not Open To Talks With The U.S.

1:17Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh
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Reports: FBI Knew About New Kavanaugh Allegation Before Confirmation

0:55Sen. Elizabeth Warren
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Elizabeth Warren Releases Plan To Tackle Corruption In Washington

2:50Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh
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Washington Roundup: 2020 Candidates Weigh In On Kavanaugh Allegations

0:30A photo from 2017 of U.S. troops in Afghanistan
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U.S. Service Member Killed In Afghanistan