A U.S. Border patrol agent sits in his vehicle near the U.S.-Mexico Border in Sunland Park, New Mexico

Lawmakers Say Government Impasse Isn't The Way To Fix Climate Change

Declaring a national emergency over border security could set a precedent for a future administration to declare climate change a national emergency.

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1:18Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler
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Senators Bring Up Climate Change During EPA Chief Confirmation Hearing

1:14Members of the Coast Guard man a patrol boat
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Coast Guard Members Miss Paychecks Amid Shutdown

0:50Nancy Pelosi and Donald Trump shake hands.
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Pelosi Asks Trump To Delay SOTU Address Until After Shutdown Is Over

0:50People leave the crime scene of the attack on a hotel complex in Kenya
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Death Toll In Kenya Hotel Attack Rises

0:46People rally against the partial federal government shutdown outside the U.S. Capitol.
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Judge Won't Force The Government To Pay Workers During Shutdown

0:51U.S. Capitol police officer stands in front of Capitol Building
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Government Asking Thousands Of Federal Employees To Come Back To Work

1:21Sen. Bernie Sanders
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Sanders To Meet With 2016 Staffers Who Say They Were Mistreated

0:56Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Announces 2020 Presidential Bid

1:05A group of people rally
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House Passes Resolution Condemning White Supremacy

1:02Walgreens pharmacy
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Microsoft, Walgreens Take Aim At Amazon And Team Up On Health Care

1:24Venezuela's National Assembly president Juan Guaidó
Juan Guaidó

The US Might Stop Recognizing Nicolas Maduro as Venezuela's President

1:17Census forms
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Judge Rules Against Proposal To Add Citizenship Question To Census

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

2:21President Trump at a NATO Summit in July
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What Would Happen If The US Left NATO?

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

0:51U.S. Capitol building
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How Is The Partial Government Shutdown Affecting US Economic Growth?

1:09$20 bills sit in a wallet.
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House Democrats To Introduce Bill To Raise Federal Minimum Wage

2:09U.S. Attorney General nominee William Barr arrives for his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
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Barr's Mueller Memo At Center Of Confirmation Battle

0:41FDA campus in Maryland
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FDA Resumes Food Inspections

1:14North Korean official Kim Yong Chol and U.S. President Donald Trump
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North Korean Official Reportedly Headed To US For High-Level Talks

1:11U.S Representative Steve King
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House GOP Leaders Remove Rep. Steve King From Committee Assignments

1:01A woman holds a pack of birth control pills
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Judge Blocks Trump Administration Contraception Coverage Rules

2:23Marijuana plants
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Marijuana Addiction Is Real Even If It Doesn't Affect Most Users

0:57Supreme Court building
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SCOTUS Won't Rule On Whether CFPB Is Too Independent

1:49President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin
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Trump's Not As Tough On Russia As He Says

0:54William Barr
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Trump's AG Nominee Says Mueller Should Complete Russia Probe

0:58Matthew Whitaker
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SCOTUS Denies Request To Rule On Legality Of Whitaker As Acting AG

1:11Turkish flag in front of Istanbul skyline
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Turkey Responds To Trump's 'Economic Devastation' Threat

1:11A person holding a packet of birth control
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Judge Halts Trump Administration's Contraception Rules In Some States

1:23Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
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Pompeo Meets With Saudi Crown Prince In Riyadh