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Senate Slaps Down Trump Border Emergency as Republicans Defect

WASHINGTON — In a stunning rebuke, a dozen defecting Republicans joined Senate Democrats Thursday to block the national emergency that President Donald Trump declared so he could build his border wall with Mexico. The rejection capped a week of confrontation w...

House OKs Democrats’ Bill Blocking Trump Emergency on Wall

WASHINGTON — Democrats ignored a veto threat and rammed legislation through the House Tuesday that would stymie President Donald Trump's bid for billions of extra dollars for his border wall, escalating a clash over whether he was abusing his powers to advance...
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Is Nunes Now a Backbencher? Or Will We See Even More of Him?

For the first time in eight years, Devin Nunes will be in the Washington minority. That means he is losing his position as chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. His stewardship of the committee combined with the emergence of Pres...