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A federal appeals court panel struck down this NC Congressional district map adopted in 2016 on Jan. 9, 2018.

NC Republicans ask Supreme Court to block redistricting order

North Carolina Republican legislative leaders asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to block enforcement of an order throwing out the state's congressional map because the lines were too partisan and directing a redraw almost immediately.

Day after NC map rejected, judges rule Pennsylvania can keep congressional map

Wednesday's decision comes a day after a court threw out North Carolina's congressional map, finding it went too far to help Republicans.
President Donald Trump meets with Congressional leaders at the White House on Jan. 9, 2018. (Photo: ABC News)video

Trump suggests 2-phase immigration deal for ‘Dreamers’

Seeking a bipartisan compromise to avoid a government shutdown, President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that an immigration deal could be reached in two phases.

President Trump wants $18 billion from Congress for border wall

President Trump is asking Congress to approve $18 billion in funding to finance his proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, CBS News confirmed Friday.
DACA protesters march for immigrant rights in Los Angeles on Sept. 11, 2017. (Photo: Molly Adams / CC BY 2.0)video

Divided Democrats face liberal backlash on immigration

With a new deadline fast approaching, Democrats in Congress are struggling to adopt a unified strategy to protect hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation.
Vice President swears Doug Jones (D-Alabama) and Tina Smith (D-Minnesota) to the US Senate on Jan. 3, 2018. (Photo: Pool)video

2 Democrats sworn in as senators, narrow GOP majority

The Republican majority in the Senate narrowed to 51-49 on Wednesday as two new Democratic senators were sworn into office, complicating GOP efforts to advance the party's legislative agenda before the 2018 midterm elections.
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Military turns to oyster reefs to protect against storms

A bill just introduced in Congress would give coastal communities $100 million over the next five years to create "living shorelines" that include oyster reefs.

New year to be a challenge for Republicans in Congress

Their tax bill triumph in the rear-view mirror, Republicans running Congress face a 2018 in which they'll need Democratic votes to get almost anything done.

Trump defends tax plan, proclaims economy set ‘to rock’

Closing in on the first major legislative achievement of his term, President Donald Trump on Saturday defended the Republican tax cut as a good deal for the middle class while boldly suggesting it could lead to explosive economic growth.

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