Tag: United States government

Iran deal ‘fixes’ to dominate Tillerson’s agenda in Europe

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is seeking British and French support for tough new penalties against Iran and preventing a U.S. withdrawal...
The Latest: Israeli Arab lawmakers to boycott Pence speech

AMMAN, Jordan — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's Middle East tour (all times local): ...
Democrats, GOP exchange charges of blame for shutdown

WASHINGTON — Feuding Democrats and Republicans in Congress are trying to dodge blame for a paralyzing standoff over immigration and showing few signs of...
How shutdown affects key parts of federal government

WASHINGTON — Thousands of federal employees began their weekends gripped with doubt, uncertain of when they'll be able to return to work and how...
Shutdown divides services into essential and non-essential

WASHINGTON — Symbols of American promise have turned into emblems of American dysfunction amid a dispute in Congress over spending and immigration that has...
Jordan urges Pence to ‘rebuild trust’ after Jerusalem pivot

AMMAN, Jordan — Jordan's king appealed Sunday to U.S. Vice President Mike Pence to "rebuild trust and confidence" in the possibility of a two-state...
Mulvaney finds himself in middle of another shutdown

WASHINGTON — Mick Mulvaney stormed Washington as a tea party lawmaker elected in 2010, and he hasn't mellowed much as director of the Office...
Trump the dealmaker comes up short ahead of shutdown

WASHINGTON — He wrote a book on the art of negotiation and was elected to office claiming he alone could end Washington gridlock, but...
Who will be blamed for the government shutdown?

WASHINGTON — Sure, Republicans and Democrats are battling over spending and immigration. But they're also battling over blame. ...
The Latest: Governor vows to reopen Statue of Liberty

NEW YORK — The Latest on the closure of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island (all times local): ...

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