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Democratic lawmakers, empowered by their new House majority, have amplified their criticism of the deal, and two hearings are set this week.

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New indications on if Trump will sign bipartisan deal; Democratic strategist Howard Franklin and former Border Patrol chief Mark Morgan weigh in.

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Take the border deal, Mr. President

Negotiators did their job by compromising to avoid a shutdown.

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A “Socialist Fever Dream”: Can the G.O.P. Turn A.O.C. into 2020 Kryptonite?

Mitch McConnell hopes to turn the Green New Deal into an electoral nightmare. But polling shows the voting public may be more aligned with Ocasio-Cortez than Republicans think.

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Employees prepare for shutdown if tentative budget deal falters

Federal employees, having weathered the recent 35-day shut down, prepare for another one this week if tentative congressional budget deal falters.

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Teen Who Fatally Shot Dad in Front of 2-Year-Old Daughter Gets 35 Years in Prison

With his wife recovering from the C-section delivery five weeks earlier of their newborn, Gerard Grandzol took the couple’s 2-year-old daughter and the family dog to Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park on Sept. 7, 2017, where they tossed a Frisbee. Returning home to his tree-lined street around 8...

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Freedom Caucus chair Mark Meadows gives border wall deal a resounding 'no'

Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., the chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, panned the tentative border security agreement hammered out by congressional negotiators and said that President Trump should supplement the deal with executive action.

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Border deal: Trump falls short on wall, Dems get less too

The undisputed grand prize at stake for President Donald Trump in the border security talks was money for his proposed wall with Mexico. He flat out got much less than he demanded.

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Deal gives $1.375 billion to border wall; Texas Rep. Chip Roy and California Rep. Tom McClintock weigh in on the deal as the finding deadline looms.

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Rush Limbaugh gives blessing to possible border wall deal

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh on his show Tuesday told his listeners not to underestimate President Trump’s desire to address illegal immigration and secure the southern border with Mexico, even if he does sign a compromise to avoid another shutdown.

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Ecolab buys training software firm Lobster Ink

Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Ecolab said training is essential for its customers.

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Chinese and U.S. negotiators are focusing on producing a broad outline of a trade deal for their presidents to clinch at a possible summit.

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Chinese and U.S. negotiators are focusing on producing a broad outline of a trade deal for their presidents to clinch at a possible summit.

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Union leaders warn Green New Deal may lead to poverty: 'Members are worried about putting food on the table'

Labor Unions are voicing skepticism that the "Green New Deal" proposed by Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is workable in practice, signaling that the progressive proposal may be in for even more turbulence following a rocky rollout last week.

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WASHINGTON (AP) " The Senate will vote on the Green New Deal, a moonshot plan by Democrats to combat climate change, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday, announcing a move designed to force Senate Democrats " including a cast of presidential candidates " into a political bind.The...

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US Stocks Surge on US-China Trade Deal Optimism

U.S. stocks finished broadly higher Tuesday as investors grew more optimistic about the prospects for a resolution to the costly trade dispute between the U.S. and China.

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Lawrence Jones asks people in Washington, D.C. about the Green New Deal; reaction from Fox News contributors Jessica Tarlov and Lawrence Jones.

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Norman Seabrook pal gets 2.5 years for role in bribery scheme

A co-conspirator of convicted labor leader Norman Seabrook was sentenced on Tuesday to 2 ½ years in prison in Manhattan federal court for his involvement in a $20 million bribery scheme. Disgraced hedge fund manager Murray Huberfeld, 58, took a plea deal in May for defrauding his firm Platinum...

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Senate will vote on the Green New Deal, a sweeping plan by Democrats to combat climate change

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Murders or accidental deaths? Cold Justice investigates multiple mysterious cases in season 6 premiere

Kelly Siegler has a killer record. Or rather, a great record for finding killers. Six years ago, the former Harris County, Texas, prosecutor left the courtroom — where she tried and won more than five dozen murder cases — and hit the road, traveling the country to help local law enforcement...

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