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Trump offers a deal on immigration and shutdown, and it hits a wall

Trump offers a deal on immigration and shutdown, and it hits a wallBased on the reaction from Democrats, it did no such thing. Trump, who regularly demonizes undocumented immigrants and has proposed drastic changes to the legal immigration system, presided over a well-publicized naturalization ceremony for five new Americans from the Britain, South Korea, Jamaica, Iraq and Bolivia hours before the speech, in which he struck a notably softer and more inclusive tone than usual.

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 21:46:17 -0500
Divided over leadership, but united in goals, women march and rally in New York

Divided over leadership, but united in goals, women march and rally in New YorkOn Saturday, the designated day to mark the second anniversary of the Womens March, women in New York City could march, rally or protest in a variety of locations and under different auspices, but the messages, and even one of the messengers, werent that different. In the past, New York Citys march was led by Womens March Alliance, a grassroots organization unaffiliated with the national organization Womens March Inc, which marched organized the original rally in Washington in 2017. Spectators and supporters attend the Womens Unity Rally hosted by a chapter of Womens March National at Foley Square in New York City on Jan. 19, 2019.

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 19:35:41 -0500
PHOTOS: Protesters take part in third annual Women's March

PHOTOS: Protesters take part in third annual Women's MarchWomen marched in hundreds of U.S. cities and overseas on Saturday to mark the second anniversary of demonstrations that drew millions of protesters to the streets the day after Republican President Donald Trump's inauguration in January 2017.

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 11:27:22 -0500
2020 Vision: Gillibrand's Franken problem, Beto's 'funk' and why Biden's history with Warren may come back to haunt him

2020 Vision: Gillibrand's Franken problem, Beto's 'funk' and why Biden's history with Warren may come back to haunt himReminder: There are 383 days until the Iowa caucuses and 656 days until the 2020 presidential election.

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:36:44 -0500
Donald Trump's week of living dangerously

Donald Trump's week of living dangerouslyFrom bad economic news to the ongoing government shutdown to bombshell reports that he directed his lawyer to lie to Congress, it has been a week to forget for the president.

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:57:59 -0500
PHOTOS: New migrant caravan travels from Honduras to U.S.-Mexico border

PHOTOS: New migrant caravan travels from Honduras to U.S.-Mexico borderA group of Honduran migrants entered southern Mexico on Friday, joining more than 1,000 people who departed Central America in recent days headed to the United States and putting to the test Mexico's vows to guarantee the safe and orderly flow of people.

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:32:00 -0500
Trump, Pence address the other Washington march the one against abortion

Trump, Pence address the other Washington march  the one against abortionThousands of anti-abortion protestors gathered for the 46thMarch for Life rally on the National Mall Friday afternoon and were greeted with surprise addresses by both President Trump (on video) and Vice President Pence (in person).

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:56:41 -0500
Non-zero tolerance: DHS is still separating families at the border

Non-zero tolerance: DHS is still separating families at the borderSince President Trump suspended his administrations zero-tolerance family separation policy, immigration officials have continued to separate immigrant children and parents at steadily increasing rates.

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:45:36 -0500
PHOTOS: Partial government shutdown continues as Congress and president fail to reach deal

PHOTOS: Partial government shutdown continues as Congress and president fail to reach dealAs the partial U.S. government shutdown hit the four-week mark on Friday, tensions mounted in Washington on either side of the standoff over President Donald Trump's demand for $5.7 billion to help fund a U.S.-Mexico border wall.

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 09:13:08 -0500
2020 prospect Sen. Klobuchar: It's 'difficult to imagine' voting for Trump AG pick

2020 prospect Sen. Klobuchar: It's 'difficult to imagine' voting for Trump AG pickMinnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and prospective Democratic candidate for president in 2020 says it is very difficult to imagine she will vote to confirm nominee William Barr as attorney generalin light of his refusal to commit to releasing special counsel Robert Muellers report on the Russia investigation. While saying she still wants to finish reviewing the transcript of this weeks confirmation hearing before making a final decision, she criticized the nominee for his equivocation during this weeks confirmation hearingon two key issues relating to the Russia probe. He wouldnt say he would follow the ethics advice of career lawyers in the department when it came to recusal regarding the Russia investigation, and also he didnt 100 percent commit not even 80 percent commit to making the report public, Klobuchar said.

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 09:11:38 -0500
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