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Congress Ends Shutdown, Allows Spending Increases

The U.S. Senate voted to fund the government through March 23 in the early hours of Friday morning, potentially setting up an end to the new shutdown only hours after it began at midnight.

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Budget Deal Sinks 2018 Amnesty, Splits Democrats

The two-year budget plan announced Wednesday by top Senate leaders has caused an apparent split between Sen. Minority Sen. Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi.

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Breitbart News Sunday: Shutdown Town — SiriusXM 125

On this week’s edition of Breitbart News Sunday, broadcast live on SiriusXM Patriot Channel 125 from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Eastern, Breitbart News’ Washington Political Editor Matthew Boyle and Deputy Political Editor Amanda House will discuss the latest government shutdown news and Congress’s battle over the future of American immigration policy.

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Luis Gutierrez: I’ll Help Build ‘Offensive’ Border Wall for DACA Fix

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) on Saturday offered to go the U.S.-Mexico border with bricks and mortar to help build the border wall in exchange for a permanent Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) fix. “I’ll take a bucket, take bricks, and start building it myself,” Gutierrez reportedly said. “We will dirty our hands in order for the Dreamers to have a clean future in America.”

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Shutdown Fever Grips Washington, DC

Senate Democrats are uncertain about triggering a government shutdown over amnesty for DACA recipients, but the White House is preparing the federal government for the possibility.

ILE - In this Oct. 2, 2013 file photo, despite signs stating that the national parks are closed, people visit the World War II Memorial in Washington. No government shutdown this year, Republican congressional leaders say. But with Congress, it's never easy. Conservatives are demanding a cutoff of Planned Parenthood's …

Donald Trump: Democrats Want a Government Shutdown

“The Democrats want to see a shutdown to get off this subject because this subject is not working for them,” Trump told reporters on Thursday. “The tax cuts and tax reform has not been working well for the Democrats.”

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GOP Senators Send Trump ‘Amnesty-Or-Shutdown’ Threat

Pro-amnesty GOP Senators are helping the Democrats block a government budget until President Donald Trump agrees to break his campaign promise and his presidency by amnestying millions of wage-lowing illegal immigrants.

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Donald Trump, Schumer Battle Over Amnesty on Tuesday

Democratic leader Sen. Chuck Schumer will meet President Donald Trump today to talk about a 2018 budget deal, and he will have to repeat or revoke the Democrats’ unpopular threats to block the 2018 budget if Republicans reject his unpopular amnesty for 3 million ‘dreamers.’

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Trump Teaches Republicans How to Win a Government Shutdown

Republicans, fearful of a shutdown, are already trying to walk back his threat. They do not realize Trump has just taught them how to face down the media and the Democrats, and to fight for their core policy priorities and the wishes of their own voters — and win.

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Banner tells NJ Gov. Chris Christie: ‘Get the Hell Off’ the Beach

A banner flown over the New Jersey shore on Monday told unpopular Gov. Chris Christie to “get the hell off” the beach—a day after Christie was photographed sunning himself on a beach, despite having closed all state beaches and parks with a government shutdown.

In this handout provided by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), a second full moon for the month of July rises behind the dome of the U.S. Capitol on July 31, 2015 in Washington, DC. In recent years, people have been using the name Blue Moon for the second …

Congress Has Three Days to Stop Obama’s Internet Surrender

There are only three days left until President Barack Obama gives up the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to the international community, ending online freedom of expression and enterprise as we know it.

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Stop Calling It a ‘Shutdown’–and Start Winning

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan is coming under withering criticism from conservatives for passing a massive new budget that funds the government through next September–and avoids a government “shutdown.”

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Obama Uses Boehner Exit To Threaten Federal Shutdown This Fall

President Barack Obama is always on-point, and today he used House Speaker John Boehner’s resignation announcement to blame the GOP for his own prior decisions to shut down federal agencies instead of compromising with the GOP.

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Confused Democrats Post Facebook Images with GOP Talking Points

Now that Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX), Rand Paul (R-KY), and Marco Rubio (R-FL) have officially launched their presidential campaigns, the Democratic Party is gearing up its propaganda machine to attack the Republican contenders. But a series of Facebook images they posted this week has many scratching their heads, wondering why the Democrats would use what seem to be Republican talking points in their messages.

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Cornyn Won’t Endorse Cruz in Presidential Primary

Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas) will not be endorsing Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) in the Republican Presidential Primary. As Breitbart Texas reported, Cruz officially became 2016’s first Republican presidential candidate this week with a Tweet posted shortly after midnight Monday morning, followed by an announcement speech delivered at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia.

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Democrats Apologize After Fundraising Off of Fake DHS Shutdown

Democrats apparently think they can benefit financially if DHS shuts down. They sent out an email Saturday that alerted donors Republicans had shut down the Department of Homeland Security — even though Congress actually avoided doing so.