Mitch McConnell

Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, Janet Yellen

For Congress, and for government operations, it’s a do-or-die week

You need a scorecard for the legislative shenanigans going on on Capitol Hill this week.

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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 24, 2019, file photo, Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas., questions former special counsel Robert Mueller as he testifies before the House Intelligence Committee hearing on his report on Russian election interference, on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump says John Ratcliffe, his pick for national intelligence director, to stay in Congress, cites unfair media coverage. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Trump pick for national intelligence director is withdrawing

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Feds could lose up to $2B in pay during shutdown

In today’s Federal Newscast, a review by the Center for American Progress looks at how much money federal workers could lose during the partial government…

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Donald Trump, Patrick Shanahan, John Sullivan

After criticism, Trump pushes out Mattis sooner than planned

Irritated with the criticism and fallout from Mattis resignation, Trump pushes Pentagon chief out the door two months earlier than planned

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Kevin McCarthy

Federal shutdown begins after lawmakers fail to reach deal

A partial federal shutdown is taking hold after Democrats refused to meet President Donald Trump’s demands for $5 billion for his cherished Mexican border wall

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