Nancy Pelosi and Donald Trump shake hands.

Pelosi Asks Trump To Delay SOTU Address Until After Shutdown Is Over

Nancy Pelosi made the suggestion in a letter to President Trump Wednesday, citing "security concerns."

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2:31U.S. Attorney General nominee William Barr testifies at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
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Barr May Not Publicly Release Mueller Report If Confirmed

2:34Donald Trump after signing First Step Act into law
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Trump's Govt. Shutdown Is Undermining His Own Criminal Justice Reform

2:03Attorney general nominee William Barr
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Trump's Pick For Attorney General Faces Tough Questions From Senators

0:44U.S. Capitol
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House Passes Bills To Fund Interior And Retroactively Pay Workers

2:12Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
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Ocasio-Cortez Pitched A 70 Percent Tax Rate. How Would That Work?

0:49Michael Cohen
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Michael Cohen To Publicly Testify Before Congress In February

2:38Senate building in black and white
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The Power To Pick Senators Once Gave States National Influence

0:46Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker
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House Judiciary Pushing For Whitaker To Testify In January

1:21House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and some of her Democratic colleagues
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House To Vote On Plan To Defend Affordable Care Act In Court

1:48Gun background check paperwork
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House Democrats Push Forward On Universal Gun Background Checks

3:16U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon).
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This Congressman Says The New Congress Could Legalize Weed

1:04President Donald Trump with other Republican leaders in the Rose Garden.
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Trump Holding Firm On $5.6 Billion Demand For Border Wall

2:32House Democratic women gather outside the U.S. Capitol for a photo one day after their swearing in.
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87 Percent Of Women In The House Of Representatives Are Democrats

1:00House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
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House Democrats Introduce Sweeping Political Reform Bill Friday

1:01House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
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Pelosi To Introduce Sweeping Political Reform Bill Friday

0:59House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
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House Votes On Bills To Reopen Government

2:36Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi with House members
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Democrats Take Control Of House Without Committee Assignments

0:46Nancy Pelosi and House members
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Congress Kicks Off New Session; House Elects Pelosi Speaker

1:06The U.S. Capitol dome stands under a cloudy sky.
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House Democrats Unveil New Rules Package For Upcoming Congress

2:37Newly elected members of Congress pose for a photo in front of the U.S. Capitol in November 2018.
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New Congressional Members Have A Lot To Deal With Before Legislating

1:02Traffic sign near U.S. Capitol
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Here's Why Congress Keeps Getting Paid During The Shutdown

2:16New members of the 116th Congress pose for a class photo outside the U.S. Capitol.
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Millennials Look To Shake Up The Status Quo In New Congress

0:57Department of Justice logo
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GOP Leaders End Investigation Into FBI's Handling Of 2016 Cases

1:58Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Vice President Pence, President Trump and Sen. Chuck Schumer
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As A New Congress Gets Sworn In, It's Got A Lot On Its Plate

0:55U.S. Capitol
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Senate Goes Home For Christmas Without A Budget Deal In Sight

1:37Stop sign in front of U.S. Capitol.
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How Will The Govt. Shutdown Affect Paychecks For Federal Employees?

0:35U.S. Capitol Building
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House Approves Temporary Spending Bill

0:49U.S. Capitol
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House Approves Sweeping Criminal Justice Reform Bill

0:50President Trump signs the farm bill
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Trump Signs Farm Bill, Pledges To Close Work Requirement 'Loophole'

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Why Shutting Down The Government Costs So Much Money