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If The President Enacts A National Emergency, He'll Get A Lot Of Power

The president stands to gain more than 100 extra powers if he declares a national emergency to build the border wall.


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

0:50A soybean combine harvester in a field
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USDA Extends Deadline For Farmer Aid Program

2:05A physical therapy glove demonstration at CES 2019
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At CES, Personal Health Tech Makes Promising Strides

0:59Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler
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Trump Officially Taps Andrew Wheeler To Lead EPA

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
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Pompeo Unexpectedly Stops In Iraq During Middle East Trip

0:51Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun pleads for asylum

Saudi Woman Seeking Asylum Granted Refugee Status

1:16A U.S. flag and a Chinese flag
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Latest Round Of US-China Trade Talks Conclude

0:57Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein May Step Down In Coming Weeks

0:44Capitol building in Washington, D.C.
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Senate Dems Vow To Block Measures Unrelated To Reopening Government

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

1:53President Donald Trump gives Oval Office speech
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Trump And Democratic Leaders Address Nation On US-Mexico Border

1:20A sign advertises that a store accepts food stamps
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USDA To Fund SNAP Through February Amid Partial Government Shutdown

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

0:59Paul Manafort and his attorneys
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New Court Filing Mistakenly Details Some Of What Manafort Told Mueller

1:51A U.S. Soldier walks toward a tactical vehicle used to provide security during a patrol outside Manbij, Syria.
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How Turkey Is Complicating The US Withdrawal From Syria

0:34Natalia Veselnitskaya

Russian Lawyer Who Met With Trump Jr. Indicted

1:34A NOAA meteorologist monitors weather in the agency's Center for Weather and Climate Prediction
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Government Shutdowns Can Wreck The Rigid Timing Of Scientific Research

1:32Prototype sections of a border wall between Mexico and the United States are under construction on October 5, 2017 in Tijuana
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What Is A Wall? Semantics May Help Move Shutdown Negotiations Forward

1:09New York City skyline
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NYC Will Guarantee Health Care For All City Residents

0:52North Korean leader Kim Jong-un
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Kim Jong-Un Visits China For Meeting With Xi Jinping

0:56Debris is seen during a storm surge near the Puerto Chico Harbor during the passing of Hurricane Irma.
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Democrats Renew Call For Probe Into Puerto Rico Hurricane Response

1:30EU delegation in the U.S. building
EU Delegation to the U.S.

US Downgraded Status Of EU Delegation To The US — And Didn't Tell It

1:14U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Begins 8-Day Tour Of The Middle East

1:04President Donald Trump
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President Trump To Address Nation Tuesday Over Southern Border

0:501040 form
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IRS Will Issue Tax Refunds During The Partial Shutdown

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

0:53Sign on a store that accepts food stamps
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SNAP, Food Assistance Programs Could Run Out Of Funding Amid Shutdown

2:36Part of the U.S.-Mexico border fence in Texas
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Trump Invoking An Immigration Emergency Would Be Unprecedented

0:55World Bank President Jim Yong Kim
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World Bank Group President To Step Down

0:55U.S. Department of Justice seal
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DOJ Requests Obamacare Case Delay, Citing Government Shutdown