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No deal reached, as moderates search for shutdown…

Restive Senate moderates in both parties are searching for a solution to a partisan stalemate as they raced toward a late-night showdown vote and their last chance to reopen the federal government before the workweek began.

WH voice mail blames Dems for shutdown

The White House public comment line isn't working because of the government shutdown, and people who call the line are told it's the Democrats' fault.

Pence addresses troops during shutdown: 'You…

The vice president speaks to U.S. troops serving in the Middle East.

House Ethics Committee Member Accused Of Settling…

He allegedly used thousands in taxpayer money to settle the claim.

Trump Pushes For Senate Rule Change As Shutdown…

Trump tweeted that Senate Republicans should use the "nuclear option" if the government shutdown continued.

Saudi coalition announces $1.5 billion in aid for Yemen

Saudi Arabia says the coalition it is leading in Yemen will provide $1.5 billion in new humanitarian aid for international relief organizations working in the impoverished country

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Weekend of women's marches promises continued…

Thousands of people poured into a football stadium in Las Vegas on the anniversary of women's marches around the world, capping off a weekend of global demonstrations for equality, justice and an end to sexual harassment

Pro-choice activist: White women can do better

Cecile Richards, the president of Planned Parenthood, said that it is not on women of color to save the country from itself and that white women need to do better at a Women's March in Las Vegas.

Rev. Franklin Graham: If Trump succeeds, we all…

Samaritan's Purse president discusses the president's first year in office.

Bipartisan House Bill Aims To Reform Sexual…

Several sexual harassment reports revealed nearly $200,000 of taxpayer money had been used to settle cases since 2003.

10 Senators Crossed Party Lines On Shutdown Vote

Many of the Democrats who voted "yes" are up for re-election in red states. The Republicans who voted "no" each have their own reasons.

Oxfam highlights sharp inequality as Davos elite gathers

A CEO from one of the world's top five global fashion brands only has to work for four days to earn what a garment worker in Bangladesh will earn in her entire lifetime, campaigning group Oxfam International said Monday.

Moderates Cooking Up Deal to End Shutdown

A group of moderate-leaning senators say they're making progress toward a deal to end the government shutdown before it stretches through Monday. The group of nearly 20 centrists includes senators from both parties who have brought their plan to Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer, Politico reports. Under the deal, the...

Sen. Graham slams Trump adviser

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) says that the White House staff is making it "very difficult" for them to make a deal to reopen the government.

Sen. Chris Coons talks bipartisan budget…

Democratic senator from Delaware discusses efforts to end government shutdown on 'Fox News Sunday.'

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Lawmakers Are Playing The Blame Game During The…

Between #DemocratShutdown, #SchumerShutdown and #TrumpShutdown, who's actually to blame?

Congress Fails To Keep The Government From…

A late-night vote in Congress has not averted a government shutdown.

Ex-Mexican national soccer star joins leftist Morena party

Former Mexican national soccer team star Cuauhtemoc Blanco appears to have joined the ranks of presidential hopeful Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's leftist Morena party

Despite shutdown, troops get football, Lady…

US government shutdown amid congressional dispute over spending and immigration closes scores of federal agencies, triggers furloughs for Air Force civilian employees but won't keep Lady Liberty shackled

Sen. Graham: Could be a breakthrough tonight

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) says he thinks the Senate is close to a breakthrough to a deal that would reopen the government.

Gorka: Americans understand shutdown isn't…

Former deputy assistant to President Trump weighs in.

Sen. Menendez Could Be Facing Another Corruption…

New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez could face another corruption trial after his first trial ended with a deadlocked jury.

March For Life Draws Thousands To National Mall

President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan addressed demonstrators marching against abortion.

Greeks rally over name dispute with neighbor…

Tens of thousands of flag-waving Greeks gather in northern city of Thessaloniki to demand Macedonia change its name because it's also the name of the Greek province of which Thessaloniki is the capital

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Pence accuses Congress of playing politics with…

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is blasting Congress for playing politics with military pay, telling U.S. soldiers stationed in the Middle East that the Trump administration would "demand that they reopen the government."

McConnell: Schumer using children as hostages

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Minority Leader Chuck Schumer views policies in the spending bill, including health care for needy children, as "hostages ripe for the taking."

Rep. Jordan: Schumer put amnesty above funding…

Ohio congressman speaks out on 'Fox & Friends.'