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This is how much of the border wall has been built so far

And even if he gets all the money he wants from Congress this year, the wall won’t be anywhere near finished. Contractors have replaced miles of dilapidated fencing with more modern alternatives, but they haven’t built barriers anywhere they didn’t exist already. That could soon change. Construction is scheduled to start in February on a project that will bring 14 …

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'What's the wait at airport security? Is my food safe?' More questions about the federal government shutdown — answered

As the shutdown drags on, more federal employees are being called back to work — without pay, at least for the foreseeable future — to keep key things running smoothly. Even so, plenty of operations are affected, and keeping track can be tough. Here are more answers to commonly asked questions about what’s beginning to feel like a never-ending shutdown. …

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5 ways Trump is changing health care

Along with chipping away at the landmark Affordable Care Act, the Trump administration has made a historic and controversial change to Medicaid, allowing states to require many participants who gained coverage through Obamacare to work or lose their benefits. Another major focus of the President: the cost of drugs. Like Democrats, Trump has repeatedly decried the rising price of drugs, …

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Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenas Jerome Corsi

The subpoena calls for Corsi to appear on February 6. He said he plans to contest it. His lawyer, Larry Klayman, said they are still assessing how to respond. The subpoena was first reported by The Hill. A spokeswoman for the Senate Intelligence Committee declined to comment. The committee is calling for Corsi to hand over communications, including through intermediaries, …

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Mueller's office disputes BuzzFeed report that Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress

“BuzzFeed’s description of specific statements to the Special Counsel’s Office, and characterization of documents and testimony obtained by this office, regarding Michael Cohen’s Congressional testimony are not accurate,” said Peter Carr, a spokesman for Mueller’s office, in a statement. It’s highly unusual for the special counsel’s office to provide a statement to the media — outside of court filings and …

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Welcome to the new Congress. We've never seen anything like it

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After Trump calls Cohen a ‘Rat,” criticism of ‘mob’ language

izzetugutmen/iStock(NEW YORK) — “Never rat on your friends, and always keep your mouth shut.” That’s a famous line from Robert DeNiro’s organized crime boss character in the movie “Goodfellas.” But does that “mobster rule” apply in politics? President Donald Trump seems to think so. Over the weekend, the president attacked his former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, in a tweet, calling …

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